Falken tires are manufactured by the Japanese company Sumitomo Rubber Industries. The brand was launched in Japan in 1983 and became available in North America two years later.
The Falken brand primarily focuses on ultra high performance tires, but has also seen success in the off-road category with their WildPeak All-Terrain tire. Falken has close ties with professional motorsports.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries has more than a dozen facilities and manufactures a variety of tires for cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, race cars and other types of vehicles. They also manufacturer a wide range of other products, including golf goods and health care rubber goods. Falken Tire Corporation distribution warehouses are located in California, Florida, Texas, Tennessee and New Jersey.