Bridgestone to Debut VZT Construction Tire Line

March 21, 2024

Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced it will return to AGG1 Aggregate Academy & Expo in Nashville, Tenn., to debut its new V-Steel Z Traction (VZT) construction tire line.  

This is Bridgestone's latest 25-inch product innovation for loader and grader applications. The company will also showcase its full lineup of engineering solutions aimed at helping customers achieve lower total cost of ownership at the expo.  

“Bridgestone is excited to officially debut our new VZT construction tire at AGG1 in Nashville, the home of our American headquarters,” says Rob Seibert, president of off-the-road in the U.S. for Bridgestone.  

“With job-site productivity top of mind for construction operators, the VZT is engineered to help deliver enhanced tire life and keep construction sites moving. When coupled with our engineering solutions portfolio, Bridgestone can help job sites get the most out of their products. We look forward to AGG1 and the opportunity to share our innovative products with customers and leaders in the industry.” 

New features of the tire line include an advanced tread compound engineered to improve heat, cut and while increasing tire life; a new tread pattern design with improved traction, lower-angle center block and self-cleaning, wide shoulder grooves; and an optimal sidewall shape and protectors to minimize damage. 

Bridgestone Engineering Solutions offers expert field engineers who partner with customers to help optimize tires and job-site efficiency. Bridgestone provides nine engineering solutions, including heat and weight studies, in- and out-of-service inspections, GPS assessments, G-Force studies, site assessment and consultation and more, according to Bridgestone officials.  

The company’s booth will also detail the benefits of the Bridgestone Commercial Dealer Network, which offers OTR customers dealer support, training and more to help achieve lower cost of ownership. 

Bridgestone will be on display at AGG1 in Booth 2330 at Music City Center in Nashville from March 25-27.