The Nairobi based tyre factory shuts down as manufacturing is moved offshore.
The group opens its first tyre centre located along Koinange Street, Nairobi.
We rebranded. The change in corporate identity created an independent tyre producer based in Kenya, aiming to supply the East African and COMESA markets.
The company ventures into the East African Community by opening offices in Uganda and Tanzania.
The company is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (then called the Nairobi Stock Exchange) under the automobiles and accessories category.
Sameer EPZ is licensed as Kenya’s very first export processing zone.
Bridgestone Corporation purchases Firestone Tyre and Rubber Company. Sameer Investments Limted retains its shareholding in Firestone East Africa (1969).
The company was established in Kenya.