Toyo Tire & Rubber will be known by a new name as of January 2019. The company’s board voted change the corporate nameplate to Toyo Tire Corporation.
The company board of directors passed a resolution on Feb. 15 for the name change. A March 29 meeting of shareholders will occur to solidify the new name.
“In order to further accelerate the increase in corporate value by expanding the global business and strengthening the brand business, the company will be changing its trade name,” according to the Toyo Board of Directors.