Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells rubber materials and industrial rubber products in Japan, Asia, Europe, North America, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Tires, Sports, and Industrial and Other Products. The Tires segment manufactures and sells a range of tires for various vehicles, such as passenger cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, construction vehicles, agricultural vehicles, race and rally cars, and new transportation systems, as well as for industrial applications; and aluminum wheels. This segment offers its products under the Dunlop and Falken brands. The Sports segment produces and sells various sporting goods, including golf goods, such as golf clubs, balls, bags, gloves, and shoes; and tennis goods comprising tennis balls, rackets, bags, and shoes. This segment offers its golf products under the XXIO, SRIXON, and Cleveland Golf brand names; and tennis equipment under the Dunlop and SRIXON brand names. The Industrial and Other Products segment offers medical rubber parts, precision rubber parts for office equipment, vibration control dampers, floor coating materials, marine fenders, rubber valves, artificial turf for sporting use, rubber gloves, and rubber gas tubes and portable ramps for wheelchair use. This segment also provides dock fenders, high damping rubbers, flexible rubber joints, marine-pollution preventive screens, rubber hoses, and medical rubber stoppers. The company was formerly known as Dunlop Rubber Company (Far East) Ltd. and changed its name to Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. in 1963. Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.
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