About US


With over 200 distributors around six continents, Federal Tires is a global business run in close ties with local expertise. Throughout the firm’s history, our core values have always been defined by a strong code of ethics, social responsibility, and protecting the environment with green globalization.

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 182 national/regional representatives throughout 121 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

2020 *
The Xplora MTS wins Red Dot Award, Good Design Awards, and German Design Award 2020.
2019 *
The Evoluzion F60 was recognized with the 2019 Red Dot Award.
2018 *
Launch the latest 4x4/SUV Xplora product lines, starting with sport truck tires, Xplora MTS, and ferocious, mud-terrain Xplora M/T.
2017 *
The 595 RS-RR nabs the prestigious 2017 Red Dot Award and 2018 German Design Award.
Federal opens next-gen manufacturing facility, establishing the foundation for future growth.
2016 *
595RS-RR wins 2016 Chicago Good Design Awards.
Federal Tire North America LLC is established.
595RS-RR has achieved recognition of “2016 Taiwan Excellence Award” presented by The Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taiwan.
2015 *
Formoza GIO has achieved recognition of "2015 Taiwan Excellence Award" presented by The Ministry of Economic Affairs inTaiwan.
2014 *
Shu Jam Ma named as the Chairman of Federal Corporation.
Federal Tyres laurelled by the National Brand Yushan Award for 3 awards.
Federal Tyres breaks ground for new plant in Taiwan.
Federal Corporation 60th anniversary.
2013 *
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.
Federal signs a sponsorship agreement with Manchester United FC and becomes the UK Premier League Champions' tire partner in Russia and Taiwan.
2012 *
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.
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.
2011 *
Russia Nation Standard Certificate.
Introduces the state-of-the-art runflat tyre.
Launch Couragia F/X asymmetrical tyre for high performance LSUV vehicles and XUV all-season touring tyre.
2010 *
Proudly launches Federal’s motorsports product line including Federally, FZ-101, FZ-201, FZ-202.
2009 *
Launch new HA oil-free Technology.
Launch new Xtramile low rolling resistance & Himalaya SUV 4X4 Snow tire.
SS657 announced as O.E. of BYD Auto & JMC Landwind in China.
2008 *
Soncap Certificate of Nigeria.
Latu Certificate of Uruguay.
Introduces the new Asymmetric high performance sport tire 595RPM.
The new street-performance tire 595EVO launches.
2007 *
Formoza FD2, Federal’s latest PCR tire, is introduced.
595RS-R new semi-slick tire is launched and appointed as the official tire for “X Challenge Australia”, powered by Lotus.
2006 *
SS595 receives Taiwan Excellence Mark from the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Indonesia SNI Certificate.
Federal becomes the number one foreign brand in Japan’s racing tire market.
2005 *
Couragia M/T and the Couragia A/T are added to the Couragia Adventure Series.
Kuwait PAI Certificate.
Federal is proudly to be the first Taiwan tire company to fully design, engineer, and manufacture a slick tire - FZ101.
2004 *
Federal's 50th Anniversary.
2003 *
Launches touring tire line – Formoza.
Launches sport utility vehicle (SUV) tire line - Couragia.
2002 *
JFT achieved the CCCT certification from China’s Tire Quality Association.
Saudi Arabia SASO Certificate.
Mass production of 30/35 series ZR tire.
2001 *
New 80/70/65/60 series radial tires-produces at JFT and enters the market.
2000 *
Brazil Inmetro Certificate.
JFT China receives the highest national honor awarded for advanced technology enterprises.
Mass production of 50/60 series receives strong positive market response.
1999 *
First 40/45 series ZR/VR ultra-high performance tires is introduced.
ISO-14001 Environmental Management System Certificate.
1997 *
Acquire Hero Tire factory in Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. (a.k.a. Federal Tire Jiangxi JFT).
1995 *
QS-9000 Certificate.
ISO-9001 Certificate. (Approval for excellence in quality management).
1993 *
HONDA Quality Award.
1992 *
First 50/55 series tire made in Taiwan.
1990 *
GM / OPEL Award.
FORD Q1 Award.
1987 *
Japan JIS Certificate.
Netherlands E-Mark (E4) Certificate.
Taiwan R.O.C. Award for Excellence in Manufacturing.
Federal brand is introduced.
1986 *
Ford Automobile Quality A Supplier Award.
Taiwan R.O.C. Quality Control Department Chief 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 *
U.S.DOT (UX) trademark approved.
Initial tire exports commenced.
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.