Firestone Farm Tires, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO), has added Firestone-branded agricultural rubber tracks to its product portfolio.
In terms of volume, the North American OTR tire market has reached its lowest point in 10 years, a Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC executive announced earlier today, Feb. 18, at the 2010 OTR Tire Conference in Tucson, Ariz.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and Major League Baseball have entered into a multi-year marketing partnership that makes the company's Firestone brand the "Official Tire of Major League Baseball."
Duxler Libertyville Tire in Libertyville, Ill., has been invited to become a Bridgestone 5 Star Certified Performance Retailer. Participation in the Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC-administered program is by invitation only.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC will raise prices on its Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand consumer tires up to 5%, effective Jan. 1.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC's Warren County, Tenn., plant has been recognized as Corporate Habitat of the Year by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has received the 2009 Corporate Leadership Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals North Central Ohio Chapter.
Bridgestone Corp. posted net sales of 1.8 trillion yen on a net loss of 27.4 billion yen during the first nine months of 2009. That compares to net sales of nearly 2.5 trillion yen on net income of 49.4 billion yen during the same period last year.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has won the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award from the State of Tennessee.
Using its renewed Environmental Mission Statement as a guide, Bridgestone Corp. "will take further steps to enhance environmental management throughout its businesses," say Bridgestone officials.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC is recalling approximately 127,183 size P235/75R15 Firestone FR380 tires built between Sept. 9, 2007, and July 2, 2008.
Representatives from Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC and the United Steelworkers have exchanged contract proposals.