Falken’s parent company joins the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association
Falken's parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has become a member of the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA), effective from 1 January 2019. The Brussels-based trade alliance represents the interests of its members with institutions of the European Union and other international organisations.
By joining the ETRMA, which represents an industry with 6,000 companies, 360,000 employees and sales volume of 73 billion euros (2016), SRI aims to gain access to the European tyre and rubber industry network and further knowledge of this through market studies.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. is one of the largest tyre manufacturers in the world and has been manufacturing car tyres at its plant in Turkey since 2015.