May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas Technical Center, a state-of-the-art hub for the development of innovative and advanced tire technologies, hosted its seventh annual Engineer for a Day event in Akron, Ohio. The full day of interactive activities was created to attract local students to the field of engineering.
Teammates volunteered nearly 1,600 hours to improve the way people move, live, work and play in the U.S. and Latin America
NASHVILLE, Tenn., December 17, 2019, /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. today announced the results of its inaugural Bridgestone Americas Volunteer Week, a concentrated, network-wide volunteerism campaign intended to promote the greater good in its communities. The success of the 2019 campaign was driven by employee participation in dozens of volunteer events.
/3BL Media/ - CEOs of eleven leading tire manufacturers met to review progress and confirm the ongoing mandate of the leading global forum for tire manufacturers on sustainability issues.
Founded in 2005, the Tire Industry Project (TIP) is a global CEO-led initiative undertaken by leading tire manufacturing companies to research potential human health and environmental impacts of tires throughout their lifecycle. TIP operates under the umbrella of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and is co-chaired by Bridgestone, Goodyear, and Michelin.
Carbon black, the sooty by-product of incompletely oxidized petroleum that is used to reinforce the rubber in tires, is such a sought-after commodity that Bridgestone Americas, Inc. expects demand to outstrip supply.