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Bridgestone opens OTR tire plant in S.C.

Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s first giant radial OTR tire plant is officially up and running. Based in Aiken County, S.C., the 1.5 million-square-foot manufacturing facility produces various off-road radial tire products used to equip heavy haul trucks in mining and aggregates applications.

Michelin is in China changing the world

The 12th annual Michelin Challenge Bibendum is being held this week in Chengdu, China. The event brings together members of both the private and public sectors to examine sustainable mobility, with this year’s conference focusing on innovation in mobility at the heart of growth and urban well-being.

Bridgestone's Akron tech center is golden

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC's Americas Technical Center in Akron, Ohio, has earned LEED V3 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at the Gold level by the U.S. Green Building Council.

LEED v3: Bridgestone recertifies Tenn. plant

Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Warren County, Tenn., truck tire manufacturing plant has earned LEED v3 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) recertification at the Silver level by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Hercules adds 4 sizes to Raptis WR1 line

The Raptis WR1 from Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. will be available in four new 17-inch sizes by the end of 2013. That will give the ultra-high performance lineup 27 SKUs ranging from 16 to 20 inches.