Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Bandag retread plant in Oxford, N.C., is celebrating 50 years of operation. The plant, which spans 225,000 square feet and employs nearly 200 people, "continues to play a vital role in the local community," according to Bridgestone officials.
Over the years, the facility has received several certifications for quality management and environmental responsibility, including ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 recognition.
"As we celebrate 50 years of manufacturing and production in Oxford, we are thankful for our devoted employees and their continued dedication to engineering products that are reliable, profitable and sustainable," says Mark Highland, plant manager, Bandag Oxford plant, Bridgestone Americas Manufacturing Group.
"We are proud to manufacture quality retread rubber to help fleets run for thousands more miles and keep this country moving."