Bridgestone to build new plant in China

March 20, 2003

Bridgestone Corp. intends to build another tire manufacturing facility in China, according to reports.

The radial tire plant will be Bridgestone's third factory in China and is scheduled to begin production in September 2004.

Tires made there would be sold in China and exported abroad.

The new plant represents a $99 million investment, according to reports.