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Yokohama to double output

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RAYONG : Japanese tyre maker Yokohama Rubber Co plans to double production capacity at its plant in Rayong in a bid to make Thailand its export base for Asean. 

The company will double production of truck and bus tyres to 2,080 tyres a day next year.

The plant makes about 12,200 passenger car tyres a year, with plans for 26,000 tyres annually in five or six years, said Punnaphop Boriboon, senior manager for distribution at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing (Thailand).

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