Information in the following news releases is accurate at the time of publication, but is subject to change without notice.
|2009.10.20||SRI Tire Trading to Increase Tire Prices Overseas|
SRI Tire Trading Ltd. will increase the export prices of the Dunlop, Falken, Sumitomo and Ohtsu brand tires for passenger cars, light trucks, trucks and buses and motorcycles in the markets of Asia, Near and Middle East, North America, Europe, Central and South America, Africa and Pacific nations.
|2009.10.09||=Dunlop's 4th Generation Runflat Tires=|
"Thermal Control Technology" Enhances Ride Comfort to Be Same as or Better than Standard Tires
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. in Kobe, Japan recently announced that with its new Thermal Control Technology, the company has succeeded in development of the 4th generation runflat tires to provide excellent ride comfort equivalent to or better than standard tires, while maintaining runflat performance of the tire. The 2nd biggest tire manufacturer in Japan has been working hard on development of technologies for runflat tires to contribute to the world in terms of both driving safety and environment protection.
|2009.09.24||Tyre Technical Center Opens|
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. in Kobe, Japan constructed new Tyre Technical Center and held the opening ceremony on Friday September 17, 2009. The facility will play a major role in heritage and creation of technologies to enable the company to continue to grow in the next 100 years.
|2009.07.02||Falken Tyre Europe Established|
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. in Japan established a tire selling company named Falken Tyre Europe GmbH in Offenbach, Germany in order to expand sales of Falken- and Ohtsu-branded replacement tires in Europe as part of its global sales strengthening activities. The new company will start operations in January, 2010.
|2009.05.20||'FALKEN' enters Nurburgring 24-hour race|
SRI Tire Trading Ltd. set up FALKEN MOTORSPORTS team and enters Nurburgring 24-hour race which takes place in Germany on May 23 to 24 to enhance the image of FALKEN branded tires.
|2009.05.11||Sumi Rubber Indonesia Produces 100,000,000th Tire|
P.T. Sumi Rubber Indonesia, Sumitomo Rubber Industries' Indonesian subsidiary, produced 100,000,000th tire on Monday, April 27, 2009.
|2009.04.02||Sumitomo Rubber Receives "Environmental Achievement of the Year" for Development Efforts on 100% Fossil Resource-Free Tires at Tire Technology Expo 2009|
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. headquartered in Kobe, Japan, received "Environmental Achievement of the Year" at the Tire Technology Expo 2009 held in February in Hamburg, Germany for our ambition to start sale of tires 100% free of fossil resource materials by 2013.
|2009.03.12||Sumitomo Rubber Receives "Eco-First Company" Certification|
=We continue to work hard to protect the natural environment as industry leader=
March 9, 2009, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. pledged its Eco-First Commitment to the Minister of the Environment and received "Eco-First Company" certification in recognition of its group's efforts on environmental conservation based on the "Eco-First Program" established by the Ministry of the Environment.