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7 Tire Makers Earn Safety Awards

Seven tire manufacturers with U.S. production facilities were recognized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their safety records and improvements.

Marco Crola is chairman and CEO of Pirelli Tire North America.
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4 Tire Execs Join the USTMA Board

Four new tire executives were elected to the board of directors of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association. They represent Kumho Tires USA, Pirelli Tire North America, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. and Bridgestone Americas Inc.

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Bridgestone's 2018 Sales Matched 2017

Net sales for Bridgestone Corp. in fiscal 2018 were 3,650.1 billion yen, the same as the previous year; operating income was 402.7 billion yen, a decrease of 4%. Income was 381.1 billion yen, a decrease of 5%; and profits were 291.6 billion yen, an increase of 1%.

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Firestone Truck Tire Prices Are Going Up

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Bridgestone Canada Inc. will increase the price of Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires on Feb. 1, 2019.  

The Bandag BDM3 is available in widths 210 through 280 millimeters.
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Bandag BDM3 Is a Resilient Option for Refuse Trucks

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has updated the tread compound for its Bandag retread product for refuse applications. The Bandag BDM3 is designed to last longer and provide better traction and cut and chip resistance than the previous model, the BDM2.

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Bridgestone Builds a Warehouse Next to Canadian Tire Plant

Bridgestone Canada Inc. will build an automated warehouse at the site of its passenger and light truck tire plant in Joliette, Québec. Bridgestone says the space, with a capacity of 500,000 tires, would cut transportation costs and help it feed the market with tires faster.  

Rebecca Vest earned a bachelor's degree in business management from the University of Kentucky.
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Rebecca Vest and Andrea Arrowsmith Join Bridgestone

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has added to its senior team. Rebecca Vest joins the company as senior vice president of procurement and strategic sourcing partnerships and Andrea Arrowsmith will serve as vice president of transformation initiatives and the enterprise project management office.

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Bridgestone Increases Truck Tire Prices

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Bridgestone Canada Inc. will increase the prices of select Bridgestone- and Firestone-brand truck and bus radial tires, as well as Bandag retreads and tire-related services.

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