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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 named as the exclusive tire partner of Manchester United in Taiwan and Russia
。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 Tyres 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
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 。595EVO and 595RPM were launched.
。Federally and FZ-202 are coming soon.
。Federal's sponored dirver obtained European Drifting Champion
。Federal's sponored dirver obtained the champion of Asia Pacific Drift Open
2007 。Received TS16949 and Netherlands E-Sound certificates.
。Hero PCR tire - Altanta AR01 and RVR tire - Dynastorm A/T are on market.
。595RS-R is launched and appointed the official tire to X Challenge Australia powered by Lotus.
。Formoza FD2, Federal's latest PCR tire, has been introduced.
2006 。Federal became the number one foreign brand in Japan's racing tires market.
。Received Indonesia's SNI certificate.
。SS595 received the Taiwan Excellence Mark from the Ministry of Economic Affairs .
2005 。Federal is the first Taiwan tire company to fully design, engineer, and manufacture a slick tire - the FZ101 - in house.
。The 595RS - our first, brand new semi-slick tire in Federal Motorsports 595 Competition Series.
。The Couragia Adventure Series is extended with the addition of the Couragia M/T and the Couragia A/T.
2004 。JFT introduces their first ultra high performance (UHP) tire – Milanza.
。Federal's 50th anniversary (1954 – 2004)
2003 。Federal participates in World Vision's charitable activities.
。Launches new sport utility vehicle (SUV) tire line – Couragia.
。Renames the former Super Steel series – Formoza, Couragia and Atlanta.
2002 。Mass production of 30/35 series ZR tires.
。JFT achieves the CCCT certificate from China's Tire Quality Association.
。GCC certification of SASO.
2001 。New 80/70/65/60 series radial tires produced at JFT enters the market.
。Federal wins the Gold Award in the 2nd ASEAN Promotion Seminar & Exhibition on Technology Achievements for the Chemical Industry.
。JFT awarded production permission from China's National Technical Supervision Bureau.
。JFT attains E-Mark Certification.
2000 。Mass production of 50/60 series due to high market demand.
。Development of high-performance winter tires complete.
。JFT China receives the highest national honor awarded to advanced technology enterprises.
。Brazil's INMETRO Certification achieved.
1999 。ISO-14001 Environmental Management System Certification.
。ISO-14001 Environmental Management System Certification.
。Production of passenger car radial tire lines in Jiang Xi plant.
1998 。Commercial tire product lines (TBX, LTX, AGX) begins production in JFT China.
1997 。QS9000 Certificate
。Acquired 100% ownership in Hero Tire Factory in Nanchang, Jiang Xi, China. Also known as Federal Tire JiangXi (JFT).
1995 。ISO-9001 Certificate (approval for excellence in quality management).
1993 。Honda Quality Award
1992 。First 50/55 series tire begins production in Taiwan.
1990 。Total paid in capital exceeds NT$846 million (US$33.8 million).
。Ford Q1 Award
。GM/Opel Award
1989 。2D/3D/CAD system implemented to improve tire design cycle.
1987 。Tayfeng Tire Co., Ltd. renamed as Federal Corporation. The Federal Tire brand is introduced. Federal tires receive international recognition and several design and production awards, including the R.O.C. Award for Excellence in Manufacturing.
。E-Mark (4) Certificate from The Netherlands.
。JIS Certificate from Japan.
1986 。R.O.C. Quality Control Department Chief Award.
。Ford Automobile Quality A Supplier Award.
1985 。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 (a.k.a. Dunlop Tire Japan).
1979 。Company shares listed publicly on the Taiwan Stock Exchange, offering significant increases in operation capital.
1978 。Production of Passenger Radial Tire (PCR).
1965 。Initial tire exports commenced
。U.S. D.O.T. (UX) trademark approved.
1964 。Tayfeng Rubber Industries Co., Ltd. renamed as Tayfeng Tire Co., Ltd.
1963 。R.O.C. CNS trademark approved.
1960 。Technical cooperation established with Bridgestone Tire Co., Ltd.
1958 。Introduced first complete line of tires – including truck bias, light truck bias, passenger bias, motorcycle, and farm tires.
1955 。Company officially registered as Tayfeng Rubber Industries Co., Ltd. with capital of NT$3 million (US$75,000), manufacturing and marketing rubber belts, transmission V-belts, and related products.
1954 。Company founded by Mr. Ma Chi San in Chung-Li City, Taiwan R.O.C.