Yokohama Reopening Mississippi Commercial Truck Tire Plant

/Commercial News

SANTA ANA, CA – (Apr. 24, 2020) –Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA) announced today that its plant in West Point, Mississippi is reopening. Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM), which produces commercial truck tires, is scheduled to go back online April 27. The plant temporarily closed as a precautionary measure in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To ensure the health and welfare of all personnel upon their return, YTMM has implemented several new safety procedures at the plant based on the latest guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as from local authorities.

Several preventative measures are also in effect at all Yokohama facilities.

About Yokohama Corporation of North America

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi (YTMM) are part of Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC), a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 1917. YCNA oversees all Yokohama-related operations in North America, including sales and marketing, manufacturing, technical development, long-term corporate planning and investment. YTC services an extensive sales network throughout the U.S., and is a leader in technology and innovation. The company’s complete product line includes 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 Tire’s broad product line, visit www.yokohamatire.com, www.yokohamatruck.com or www.yokohamaotr.com.

Connect with Yokohama Tire Corporation:

www.facebook.com/yokohamatire

www.twitter.com/yokohamatc

www.youtube.com/user/yokohamamotorsports

www.instagram.com/yokohamatire

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

CategoriesCommercial News
Share

Related Posts

Apr 1st, 2022

Yokohama Tire’s 121T™ Regional Trailer Tire Now on Sale

Commercial News
Feb 28th, 2022

New Commercial Truck Tires, 19.5-inch Tires Highlight Yokohama’s TMC Booth

Commercial News

Share

Join Our Press List

Yokohama looks forward to working with members of the media. Join our press list to receive news as it happens.