After three years as a major, confidential investor in a tire recycling project, Bridgestone Americas Inc. is assuming the role of minority investor.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is increasing the prices of its commercial tires in North America.
Rising raw material costs were a key driver in Bridgestone Corp.’s ordinary income dropping 6.4% during the first quarter of 2017, even though net sales increased 3% during the period.
Joseph Saoud, president of truck and bus radial tires in the U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC, used his keynote address at the North American Tire & Retread Expo to promote the virtues of quality retreads while at the same time expressing concerns over low cost imported tires.
In conjunction with the 60th anniversary of Bandag, Bridgestone Americas Inc. has created a new campaign and logo that the company says will "position retreads as an innovative, sustainable business solultion for fleet customers of any size."
Midwest Equipment Sales LLC (MWE) has expanded its inventory of Bridgestone aftermarket rubber tracks for compact track loader (CTL) machines.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. is replacing the Firestone FR710 with the Firestone All Season tire, a product the company says covers more than 70% of the cars, minivans and crossovers on the road today.
Bridgestone Corp. has unveiled a new line of rubber tracks designed for compact track loaders.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has expanded its planned price increase to include its entire commercial portfolio.
The 2017 Lexus LS sedan features the Turanza T005 run-flat tire by Bridgestone Corp. as original equipment.
John Baratta, president of consumer replacement tire sales in North America for Bridgestone Americas Inc., will retire March 1. The 34-year Bridgestone veteran will be replaced by Erik Seidel, who joined the tire company in 2013.
New tire lines, increased marketing efforts and sales support for dealers, plus a “doubling down” on its consumer focus were the major highlights from the Bridgestone Consumer Tire Business Meeting held last month in Los Angeles. Roughly 200 dealers were in attendance.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has unveiled a limited edition Firestone Destination A/T tire for the most passionate fans of the University of Alabama.