Yokohama Tire’s Mississippi Plant Voted ‘Best Overall Industry in West Point’

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Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi LLC (YTMM) was voted “Best Overall Industry in West Point” by the residents of West Point, Mississippi, the city where the 1-million-square-foot plant opened in October 2015.

“Thank you all for your hard work and dedication which contributed to this achievement!” said YTMM President Osamu Zushi to YTMM employees. “This is a great honor.”

The readers’ choice competition is a yearly event held by the Daily Times Leader newspaper as a way to acknowledge local businesses and individuals around town. Readers nominate and vote for all winners.

About Yokohama Tire Corporation & Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) and Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, LLC (YTMM) are part of Yokohama Corporation of North America (YCNA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo, Japan-based The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., a global manufacturing and sales company of premium tires since 2017. YCNA oversees all Yokohama-related operations in North America, including sales and marketing, manufacturing, technical development, long-term corporate planning and investment.

YTC, which is celebrating its 50th year in the U.S., 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 broad product line, visit, or

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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

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