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Yokohama US opens tire research and development center

by Rachel Evans

The high-tech, 25,000ft² (7,620m²) building in Mecklenburg County replaces the temporary R&D office the team had previously been working out of in Concord since 2016.

“In 1969 – almost 50 years ago – Yokohama entered the US market and since then the name has been associated with quality, technology and innovation,” said Shinichi Takimoto, president and CEO of Yokohama Tire Corporation of North America (YCNA), and chairman and CEO of YTC. “This will continue with YDCA, which represents another major milestone for Yokohama in the USA.”


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