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Yokohama Tire Corporation’s OTR Division Earns Vulcan’s 2010 Gold Alliance Supplier Award

March 22, 2011

FULLERTON, CA (March 22, 2011) – For the fourth consecutive year, Yokohama Tire Corporation’s off-the-road (OTR) division was awarded a Gold Alliance Supplier award for 2010 from Birmingham, Alabama-based Vulcan Materials Company, which annually honors its top suppliers. Vulcan is a major producer of construction aggregates, which includes crushed stone, sand and gravel used in nearly all forms of construction.

“Being honored by Vulcan is extremely gratifying because the criteria for earning a Vulcan Award is based on product, service, support, ease of transaction and value, all of which we take pride in providing to our customers,” said Gary Nash, Yokohama vice president, OTR Sales. “Earning their Gold award validates our efforts for maintaining a top level of service for our customers.”


Yokohama Tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing and marketing arm of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. Servicing a network of more than 4,500 points of sale in the U.S., Yokohama Tire Corporation is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes the dB Super E-spec™ – the world’s first tire to use orange oil to reduce petroleum – as well as tires for high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck and bus, and off-the-road mining and construction applications. For more information on Yokohama’s extensive product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com.

Yokohama is a strong supporter of the tire care and safety guidelines established by the Rubber Manufacturers Association and the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. Details can be found at the “Tire Safety” section at www.yokohamatire.com.