Established in 1946, the Shinko Group began as a manufacturer of bicycle tires and tubes in Osaka, Japan that today has become a burgeoning manufacture of rubber products.
In 1998 the Shinko Group purchased the motorcycle tire technology and molds from Yokohama Rubber Co., and began production of these products under the Shinko Tire brand. With manufacturing based in South Korea and design based in Japan, the company has seamlessly combined Japanese engineering and design principles with South Korean production and quality control standards. Today Shinko Tires produces approximately 200,000 motorcycle tires per month.
In South Africa, Shinko Tires are imported by Shinko South Africa and is distributed by a Select Reseller Network which is proud to bring you the Shinko line of Superbike, Touring, Cruiser, Scooter, Off road, and Dual sport tires.
Ongoing testing in the USA and R & D at Shinko Tire’s factory means a continuous path of exciting tires to meet the need of today’s riders.