Sumitomo Rubber Industries

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Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.

legal form Limited
ISIN JP3404200002
founding 1909
Seat Kobe , Japan
management Tetsuji Mino
sales 780.6 billion yen (2013)
5.39 billion euros
Branch tires

Headquarters ( Kobe , Japan )

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese manufacturer of tires and rubber products . The company was founded in 1909 by the Sumitomo Group to manufacture bicycle tires. Today the company manufactures tennis rackets, car tires, tennis balls, golf balls and various other rubber products. The company's headquarters are in Kobe .

In 1981 Sumitomo had annual sales of 530 million US dollars and a world market share of 1.8 percent.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries has owned Dunlop since 1983 , which has been run in a joint venture with Goodyear since 1999 .

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Individual evidence

  1. Sumitomo Rubber Company 2013 Annual Report ( Memento of September 12, 2014 in the Internet Archive ), accessed on May 22, 2015
  2. Converted at the rate of December 31, 2013
  3. Goodyear and Sumitomo Rubber Industries complete the worldwide divorce. Neue Reifenenzeitung , June 4, 2015, accessed on August 30, 2015 .