CYPRESS, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2005) — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has kicked off the celebration of its 60th anniversary with a year-long slate of festivities.
The Osaka, Japan-based tire maker, founded Aug. 1, 1945, operates sales subsidiaries in the U.S., Canada, Australia, China, United Kingdom and Germany. Toyo also has manufacturing facilities in Japan, Malaysia and soon in Bartow County, Ga.
Anniversary activities will include events hosted by Yoshio Kataoka, president and CEO of Toyo Tire & Rubber, which is the parent company of Cypress-based Toyo Tire (U.S.A.) Corp. The tire maker also has created a new logo to be used this year.