01.09.2016
Factory closure

The Nairobi based tyre factory shuts down as manufacturing is moved offshore.

01.07.2009
Yana Centres

The group opens its first tyre centre located along Koinange Street, Nairobi.

01.07.2005
Rebranding Sameer

We rebranded. The change in corporate identity created an independent tyre producer based in Kenya, aiming to supply the East African and COMESA markets.

01.07.1999
Hello, East Africa

The company ventures into the East African Community by opening offices in Uganda and Tanzania.

01.07.1995
Listing on NSE

The company is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (then called the Nairobi Stock Exchange) under the automobiles and accessories category.

01.07.1992
Sameer EPZ

Sameer EPZ is licensed as Kenya’s very first export processing zone.

20.07.1988
Bridgestone pruchase

Bridgestone Corporation purchases Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company. Sameer Investments Limted retains its shareholding in Firestone East Africa (1969).

13.11.1969
The Beginning

The company was established in Kenya.