An easy-to-understand introduction to Yokohama Rubber for individual investors.
Tires still our main business
The tires segment accounts for about 70% of sales and the Multiple Business (MB) segment about 20%. The Alliance Tire Group (ATG), a maker of off-highway tires acquired in 2016, now accounts for about 10% of group sales.
■Fiscal 2017 sales revenue, by segment
We develop and make every category of tire
Yokohama Rubber develops and manufactures tires in all product categories, from general-use tires for passenger cars to winter cars for driving on icy and snowy roads, truck and bus tires, special large tires for construction machinery, and tires for motor sports.
●Our ADVAN, BluEarth, GEOLANDAR and iceGUARD passenger-car brands have become popular with car owners around the world.
●We also produce a variety of tires for non-passenger vehicles
●We also develop and manufacture tires used in motor sports
ATG develops, manufactures, and sells off-highway tires
ATG (Alliance Tire Group) has developed a highly specialized business in the development, manufacture, and sale of off-highway tires such as tires for agricultural, industrial, construction and forestry machinery. In July 2016, Yokohama Rubber acquired the ATG to strengthen our business in commercial tires.
●ATG's tire brands for agricultural, construction and forestry machinery.
MB active in four product groups.
The MB segment is active in four broad product areas: manufactures and sells high-pressure hoses, industrial materials, Hamatite-brand sealants and adhesives, and aircraft fixtures and components.
- High-pressure hoses
High-pressure hoses used in automobiles, construction machinery, and machine tools and metal joints
- Industrial materials
Marine hoses and pneumatic fenders for marine applications, conveyor belts, antiseismic rubber bearings for bridges, highway joints, and many other products
- Sealings, adhesives and coatings
Hamatite brand sealings, adhesives and coatings
- Aircraft fixtures and components
Lavatory modules, drinking water tanks and other lightweight components used in airplanes
We also make and sell golf equipment.
The other operations segment manufactures and sells our PRGR brand golf clubs and equipment.
- PRGR brand golf clubs and equipment, etc.