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More Bridgestone tires: Aiken plant expands

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) announced that its Aiken County, S.C., plant will begin producing an additional 4,750 passenger and light truck tires per day beginning in the second quarter of 2013.

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Bridgestone earns $1.2 billion in fiscal 2010

Bridgestone Corp. posted net income of 98.9 billion yen on net sales of more than 2.8 trillion yen for its fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2010. That compares to income of 1 billion yen on sales of 2.6 trillion yen for fiscal 2009.

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Bridgestone raises truck tire prices

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions has instituted a 12% price increase on its Bridgestone and Firestone brand radial truck and bus tires in the United States.

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Consumer tire price hikes: a running total

Tire manufacturers and marketers increased domestic replacement consumer tire prices anywhere from one to three times over the course of 2010. Passenger and light truck tire prices have risen due to rising raw material and transportation costs.

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Bridgestone posts $10.8 million in net income

Bridgestone Corp. posted net income of 1 billion yen on net sales of 2.6 trillion yen for its fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2009. That compares to income of 10.4 billion yen on sales of 3.2 trillion yen for fiscal 2008.

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