Wanli Tire Corporation Limited (WANLI TIRE) , formerly known as Guangzhou Fengli Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd., is a large-scale wholly state-owned enterprise founded in December 2004. A joint-venture between Guangzhou Wanli Group Co., Ltd. (Wanli Group) and Guangzhou South China Tire & Rubber Co., Ltd. (South China Tire & Rubber), Wanli Tire is located in Pearl Industrial Park in Conghua. The foundation for Wanli Tire was laid on July 29, 2005, and the first high performance tire rolled off its production lines on September 15, 2006. Wanli Tire, which formally changed its name on March 28, 2016, has a registered capital of 860 million yuan. Its parent company, South China Tire & Rubber, founded in 1988, was the first large-scale state-owned enterprise to introduce professional technology to produce full-series radial tires in China. Wanli Tire, with annual capacity of 16 million tires and 2,800 employees, is the largest radial tire manufacturer in Southern China and one of the largest radial tire exporters in the country. Wanli Tire is a member of Guangzhou's Manufacturing Top 100.
In recent years, Wanli Tire has gained widespread recognition in areas of production safety, environmental protection, and abide by contracts, and has won numerous honors and awards, Wan Ii Tire was identified as High and New Technology Enterprise by Guangdong Province, Top 500 manufacturing companies in Guangdong province (the 99th), Guangzhou benchmarking company, Guangzhou cleaner production company, Guangzhou Top 100 innovative companies in 2016, as well as multiple Municipal Advanced Collective Awards. Wanli Tire possesses core technical competence and owns all intellectual property rights for modern tire manufacturing; Wanli's corporate competence and technical know-how are both at industry-leading levels. Wanli Tire has been recognized as a National Enterprise Technology Center and boasting a national level testing center certified by the China National Accreditation Board for Laboratories (GNAS), a post-doctoral floating station and a academicians and experts enterprise station. Wanli Tire has installed a comprehensive quality management system, has passed the ISO 14001 environmental protection certification(first in industry) and the ISO / TS16949 system. On a product level, Wanli Tire products have passed 3C Certification, US DOT Certification, EU EGE Certification, Australian ADR23 Certification, and SASO Certification in the Middle East. Wanli Tire's quality management system covers the full product cycle, including product development and design, supplier certification, inbound raw material and accessory testing, production process quality monitoring, finished product appearance and quality assessment, product quality inspection, logistics and after-sales service, and other processes.
Wanli Tire cooperates closely with international racing competitions to promote the automotive sporting culture, and to bring the pleasure of automotive sports to its customers. In March 2016, Wanli Tire announced its sponsorship of Japan's D1 Grand Prix, supporting the WANLI Fat Five Racing Team led by Saito Daigo for 3 year. Wanli Tire has become the fifth tire manufacture and first one from China to sponsor Japan's D1 Grand Prix, following in the footsteps of Bridgestone, Toyo, Goodyear, and Dunlop. In the 2016 racing event, the Wanli team got five wins in the seven segment race, taking home the 2016 Japan D1 GrandPrix championship with overwhelming dominance. Wanli Tire's racing team competed in four national D1 Grand Prix events, including China, Japan, Russia, and the Phillipines, won 11 stations of the 15 total racing segments. Starting in 2017, Wanli Tires will join the top US drifting competition with Saito Daigo at the wheel, to reach for Wanli's dream of dominating drifting competitions across China, Japan, US, and Russia.