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Federal Tire was founded in Taiwan in 1954. Technical cooperation with Bridgestone Corporation from 1960-1979 and with Sumitomo Rubber Industries (Dunlop Tires) from 1981-2000 has given Federal the necessary and strong technical capabilities and know-how to produce our own brand tires today – Federal Tires. Today, Federal has established a strong network of overseas distributors with more than a hundred national/regional representatives throughout 70+ countries. Domestic channels are managed by our subsidiary, Federex Marketing Corporation, and through the years, distribution in Taiwan has grown strongly and penetrated each and every corner of the island.

With state-of-the-art technology, strict quality control, and highly regulated safety standards, Federal continues to develop innovative, quality tires for the UHP, SUV, LTR, and PCR lines.

Bolstered by new and better UHP, SUV and winter tires, and our ever improving full range of other high quality tires, Federal is presently enjoying tremendous growth. We will continue to focus on and constantly improve customer satisfaction, on-time and prompt delivery, and our after-sales services.

 
 

Federal's Milestones


2016 * 595RS-RR has achieved recognition of "2016 Taiwan Excellence Award" presented by The Ministry of Economic Affairs inTaiwan.
 
2015 * Formoza GIO has achieved recognition of "2015 Taiwan Excellence Award" presented by The Ministry of Economic Affairs inTaiwan.
 
2014 * Federal Corporation 60th anniversary.
* Federal Tyres breaks ground for new plant in Taiwan.
* Federal Tyres laurelled by the National Brand Yushan Award for 3 awards.
* Shu Jam Ma named as the Chairman of Federal Corporation.
 
2013 * Federal signs a sponsorship agreement with Manchester United FC and becomes the UK Premier League Champions' tire partner in Russia and Taiwan.
* Federal’s Himalaya ICEO studless snow tyre and Couragia XUV─A new SUV All-season Touring tire have achieved recognition of “2012 Taiwan Excellence Award” presented by The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan.
 
2012 * Two latest models of Federal’s Couragia F/X asymmetrical sport tire and FZ-201 semi-slick competition tire have been highly recognized to receive the honorable “2012 Taiwan Excellence Award” by The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan.
* Federal Tires has announced to successfully achieve the distinction of the Philippine Standard (PS) license based on the Philippines national standards under the Department of Trade and Industry’s Bureau of Product Standards (DTI-BPS) policy.
 
2011 * Launch Couragia F/X asymmetrical tyre for high performance LSUV vehicles and XUV all-season touring tyre.
* Introduces the state-of-the-art runflat tyre.
* Russia Nation Standard Certificate.
 
2010 * Proudly launches Federal’s motorsports product line including Federally, FZ-101, FZ-201, FZ-202.
 
2009 * SS657 announced as O.E. of BYD Auto & JMC Landwind in China.
* Launch new Xtramile low rolling resistance & Himalaya SUV 4X4 Snow tire.
* Launch new HA oil-free Technology.
 
2008 * The new street-performance tire 595EVO launches.
* Introduces the new Asymmetric high performance sport tire 595RPM.
* Latu Certificate of Uruguay.
* Soncap Certificate of Nigeria.
 
2007 * 595RS-R new semi-slick tire is launched and appointed as the official tire for “X Challenge Australia”, powered by Lotus.
* Formoza FD2, Federal’s latest PCR tire, is introduced.
 
2006 * Federal becomes the number one foreign brand in Japan’s racing tire market.
* Indonesia SNI Certificate.
* SS595 receives Taiwan Excellence Mark from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
 
2005 * Federal is proudly to be the first Taiwan tire company to fully design, engineer, and manufacture a slick tire - FZ101.
* Kuwait PAI Certificate.
* Couragia M/T and the Couragia A/T are added to the Couragia Adventure Series.
 
2004 * Federal's 50th Anniversary.
 
2003 * Launches sport utility vehicle (SUV) tire line - Couragia.
* Launches touring tire line – Formoza.
 
2002 * Mass production of 30/35 series ZR tire.
* Saudi Arabia SASO Certificate.
* JFT achieved the CCCT certification from China’s Tire Quality Association.
 
2001 * New 80/70/65/60 series radial tires-produces at JFT and enters the market.
 
2000 * Mass production of 50/60 series receives strong positive market response.
* JFT China receives the highest national honor awarded for advanced technology enterprises.
* Brazil Inmetro Certificate.
 
1999 * ISO-14001 Environmental Management System Certificate.
* First 40/45 series ZR/VR ultra-high performance tires is introduced.
 
1997 * Acquire Hero Tire factory in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. (a.k.a. Federal Tire Jiangxi JFT).
 
1995 * ISO-9001 Certificate. (Approval for excellence in quality management).
* QS-9000 Certificate.
 
1993 * HONDA Quality Award.
 
1992 * First 50/55 series tire made in Taiwan.
 
1990 * FORD Q1 Award.
* GM / OPEL Award.
 
1987 * Federal brand is introduced.
* Taiwan R.O.C. Award for Excellence in Manufacturing.
* Netherlands E-Mark (E4) Certificate.
* Japan JIS Certificate.
 
1986 * Taiwan R.O.C. Quality Control Department Chief Award.
* Ford Automobile Quality A Supplier Award.
 
1985 * Taiwan R.O.C. Golden Commerce Award.
 
1984 * Ishikawa Quality Award (Approval for excellence in tire quality).
 
1982 * U.S. U.T.Q.G. requirement approved.
 
1981 * Technical cooperation established with Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. (a.k.a. Dunlop Tire Japan).
 
1978 * Production of Passenger radial tire (PCR) commenced.
 
1965 * Initial tire exports commenced.
* U.S.DOT (UX) trademark approved.
 
1963 * Taiwan R.O.C. CNS trademark approved.
 
1960 * Technical cooperation established with Bridgestone Tire Co.,Ltd.
 
1954 * Company founded by Mr. Ma Chi San in Chungli City, Taiwan R.O.C.