Yokohama Background and Info
Yokohama Tire Corporation is a tire manufacturing company based in the United States. It is a branch of the much larger Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., located in Tokyo, Japan. Yokohama Rubber was founded on 13th October 1917 as part of a joint venture between B.F Goodrich and Yokohama Cable Manufacturing. In 1969 the company branched out into the United States. It has two manufacturing sites. One is located in Salem, Virginia while the other site is in West Point, Mississippi.