Falken Tires was launched in 1983 in Japan. After only two years, it was introduced to the American market, and three years after that it was released to the European market. Today, it is owned by the popular company known as Sumitomo Rubber Industries. This brand focuses on ultra high performance products, including but not limited to tires for passenger cars, light trucks, medium trucks, and motorsport vehicles. Falken Tires are now distributed across a number of countries and utilized by thousands of vehicle owners.