Yokohama Industrial Products Japan Co., Ltd. (YMJ)

Business activities

Wholesaling of industrial rubber products

Number of employees

355 (as of December 2021)


Hamagomu Building 4F, 5-36-11 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8685

Contact for consultation and complaints

Tel: +81-3-5400-4861 Fax: +81-3-5400-4849

Message from the President

Mori Hiroyuki

The Company is an industrial products sales company that was established through the integration of eight domestic industrial products sales companies engaged in Yokohama Rubber’s MB business in October 2010.

The industrial rubber products researched, developed, and manufactured at Yokohama Rubber for use in various fields including mining, energy, construction, and machinery are provided to customers based on the motto of “delivering the best products at competitive prices and on time”.

As a member of the Yokohama Rubber Group, we aim to become a world-class company that contributes to the environment by improving environmental management, promoting the development of an internal environment to prevent global warming, and expanding sales of environmentally friendly products in accordance with the "Yokohama Rubber Group Action Guidelines”.

Organizational Governance

A Management Meeting attended by full-time directors and headquarters general managers is held every month to discuss account closing, personnel, and other important issues, and the matters that resolutions are made on are decided on by the Board of Directors. In addition, a Company Presidents Meeting that is attended by all presidents of in-house companies in addition to the members of the Management Meeting is held every three months with the aim of forming a companywide consensus.

Organization (offices)

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Hokkaido Company 2-2-1, Yonesato 2-jo, Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo City, 003-0872 Tel: +81-11-351-3301
Tohoku Company 5-1-6 Oroshimachihigashi, Wakabayashi-ku, Sendai, 984-0002 Tel: +81-22-390-1733
Kanto Company Hamagomu Building 4F, 5-36-11 Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8685 Tel: +81-3-5400-4870
Chubu Company Fuji Building No. 5, 4-23-2 Chiyoda, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0012 Tel: +81-52-331-9868
Kinki Company Kincho-Tosabori Building, 1-4-11, Tosabori, Nishi-ku, Osaka 550-0001 Tel: +81-6-6446-6701
Chugoku Company 6-7-32, Minami-Kannon, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 733-0035 Tel: +81-82-231-8851
Kyushu Company 1-7-4, Yakuin, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka 810-0022 Tel: +81-92-711-8541

Compliance measures

A compliance card is distributed to all employees with the aim of strengthening compliance awareness.
In addition, we conduct compliance workplace seminars for all employees, and also conduct compliance training for new employees, managers, etc. as needed in cooperation with the Corporate Compliance Department of the Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
Furthermore, regular internal audits are conducted on various internal operations, during which consideration is also given to instructions and improvements in terms of compliance.

Human Rights

There is no forced labor or child labor at the Group. Furthermore, there is no gender discrimination in terms of wages, promotion, placement, etc.
We work to improve understanding and response to human rights through compliance education, and we have also established a Compliance Consultation Desk to respond to such issues.

Labor Practices

Human resources development and training

In order to foster the growth of both individual employees and the Company as a whole, we implement various types of training activity, divided into the following broad categories: program-type training, checkpoint-type training, and level-specific training. Other product knowledge training is being conducted for internal sales staff.
The aim of these training activities is to strengthen employees’ knowledge of and commitment to products, and to achieve further development of sales at the regional level.

Occupational safety and health

We are working to prevent disasters by stationing employees with lifesaving skills at business locations throughout Japan, and conducting drills for fire evacuation, fire extinguishing, tsunami evacuation, and disaster safety confirmation.
We also work to strengthen the promotion of occupational safety and health through means such as holding safe operations workshops, implementing overtime hours management to prevent overwork, and the holding of monthly meetings of the health and safety committees at each YMJ workplace, etc.

Promotion of employment of people with disabilities and employee diversity

We employ 9 people with disabilities as a certified company of the Yokohama Rubber Group.
Female employees account for 103 of our total of 355 employees, and we also have 36 elderly employees (re-employed employees aged 60 or above).

Work-life balance

We work to enable our employees to maintain a good work-life balance by setting Wednesdays and Fridays as regular days for leaving the office, as well as implementing work-at-home and staggered working hours.
We have also formulated a General Business Owner Action Plan in accordance with the Act on Advancement of Measures to Support Raising Next-Generation Children, and we are working to put in place the working environment and diversified working conditions needed to help employees with childcare responsibilities balance the needs of their careers and their families.

The Environment

Environmental policy

We conduct various activities to help prevent global warming (cool biz, warm biz, black illumination, turning the lights off during rest periods, etc.) in accordance with the "Yokohama Rubber Group Action Guidelines”.
We are also gradually replacing our company vehicles with environmentally-friendly hybrid vehicles.

Environmental data

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Category FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Greenhouse gas emissions (1,000t-CO2) 1.22 1.17 1.01 0.87 0.79
  Scope 1 (Buildings: Fuel Used) 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02
Scope 2 (Buildings: Electricity Purchased) 0.38 0.40 0.34 0.31 0.28
Scope 3 (Consignors: Fuel Used) 0.82 0.75 0.65 0.54 0.49
Water usage (m3) 2,436 264 2,009 1,777 3,108
Waste Disposed (t) 55.0 53.3 69.6 61.8 76.9

Fair Operating Practices

Credibility with our business partners

Regular compliance education is conducted for both sales departments and purchasing departments to ensure thorough compliance with antitrust laws, subcontractor laws, and other related laws, in order to ensure fair trade.

Consumer Issues

Safety and quality of our products and services

The sales contact points of in-house companies nationwide respond to inquiries and complaints from customers regarding products and services.
In addition, we have made a contact point available on the website in order to respond to opinions and questions from customers regarding the products we offer.
Click here for Yokohama Industrial Products Japan Co., Ltd.’s website. (available only in Japanese)

Community Involvement and Development

Relationship with local societies

Each in-house company headquarters has participated in regional disaster prevention drills in effort to work together with the local community.
In FY2021, activities were delayed due to COVID-19, but in FY2022, we will again volunteer to participate in community cleanup activities, tree raising, tree planting, and tree planting activities.

Tree Growing and Planting Activities
*These activities were conducted in FY2020.

Green Levee Tree Growing Activities in Iwanuma City

The Tohoku Company had planned to hold a tree-growing activity on September 19, but due to stormy weather, we had to hurriedly watch a DVD to learn about disaster prevention at the Exchange Center.
A new activity was planned and held on October 31. The day was blessed with fine weather and 19 people participated in the tree-growing activity.

Participants in the tree-growing activity

Group photo after the activity

Tree planting activity in Fudeyama Park, Kochi Prefecture


Petit Beautification Campaign in Matsuyama City
*Cleaning around the company and the path behind the company once a month