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Bridgestone Recalls 2,700 Truck Tires

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Bridgestone Canada Inc. together are recalling approximately 2,700 certain all-position, wide-base radial commercial truck tires in size 425/65R22.5.  

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Phil Pacsi Retirement to Result in Bridgestone Americas Marketing Leadership Changes

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has made several leadership changes to its marketing organization for the company’s consumer tire business and Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO). These changes follow the announcement that Phil Pacsi, vice president, sports/events marketing and training, will retire after 36 years with the company, effective Sept. 30, 2018. 

Bridgestone will partner with Akron Public Schools to upgrade the auto technician classroom. The tire maker will also open a Firestone Complete Auto Care store on the school's campus to train students and serve the community.
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Bridgestone Will Open Auto Tech Training Center for Akron Students

Bridgestone Americas Inc. is partnering with Akron Public Schools to create a hands-on classroom for students. The new Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology will include the opening of a Firestone Complete Auto Care store at the school district's learning center.

The OTR tire factory in Bloomington, Ill., produces .29 OTR tirs a day, according to Modern Tire Dealer's Facts Issue.
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Bridgestone Expands OTR Tire Production in U.S.

Bridgestone Americas Inc. will spend $12 million to expand production at its Bloomington, Ill., off-the-road tire plant. The expansion means for the first time the company's 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires will be made outside of Japan. 

The first week of July 2018 will mark the launch of TireHub, the joint distribution project of Goodyear and Bridgestone.
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TireHub Gets the Green Light From Regulators

TireHub LLC is a go. The joint venture for passenger and light truck tire distribution between Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin serving customers the first week of July.  

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