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Yokohama Tire gains substantial efficiencies using RFgen Mobile Data Collection
RFgen, a leader in Automated Data Collection Software, announces Yokohama Tire’s decision to implement RFgen as their mobile data collection solution in their three Canadian facilities.
According to Kyle Butt, Business Systems Analyst at Yokohama, "We originally contemplated a custom in-house solution; however, we soon realized a software suite designed to work with EnterpriseOne will allow us to get up and running more quickly and with a better overall result. After a thorough consideration of the expected issues building a custom system would generate, our management team selected the RFgen solution. RFgen’
For over 90 years, Yokohama has been a world leader in the development of outstanding tire designs and technology, giving drivers better control on the road. Since its establishment in 1917, they have devoted themselves to advancing the leading edge of the industry. They were the first Japanese tire manufacturer to be granted ISO9001 certification in recognition of a quality-assurance model-company in design, development, manufacture installation, and related services.
Yokohama also takes its responsibilities to the environment very seriously. Among their many ongoing initiatives, they have eliminated the use of CFCs and trichloroethane in the manufacturing process and have switched from heavy oil to natural gas to reduce CO2 emissions and save energy.
Established in 1984 with 10 employees and a distribution center in Burnaby, British Columbia, Yokohama Tire (Canada) Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
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RFgen helps organizations reduce supply chain implementation costs with the industry’s most flexible automated data collection technology. RFgen has a successful track record of designing, implementing and deploying wireless and mobile solutions.