Bridgestone Americas

Bridgestone Americas Drives Positive Community Impact through Inaugural Volunteer Week

Teammates volunteered nearly 1,600 hours to improve the way people move, live, work and play in the U.S. and Latin America
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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.

Tire CEOs Reaffirm Commitment to Research for Sustainability, Recognize Tire Industry Project Achievements

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/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.  

Bridgestone Aims to Recycle Two Million Used Tires to Make New Ones

Re-using carbon black from old tires will help alleviate supply constraints for virgin carbon black.
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by: Dan Carney

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.

Bridgestone Partners with Inspiring Athletes in Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Argentina on the Road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Five new ambassadors are first members of Team Bridgestone in Latin America
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TOKYO, Novemeber 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of the world’s largest tire and rubber company and a Worldwide Olympic and Paralympic Partner, today announced its support for a group of five inspiring athletes from Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, and Argentina on the road to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Bridgestone Brings First At-Scale Use of Recovered Carbon Black to Tire Market

Partnership with Delta-Energy Group aims to recycle more than 2 million tires by end of 2020
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2019 /3BL Media/― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced the industry’s first at-scale use of recovered carbon black (rCB) in the tire market as part of its long-standing partnership with Delta-Energy Group, LLC, a market leader for material recovery from end-of-life (EOL) tires. 

Bridgestone Announces Victory of Teams Using "ECOPIA with ologic" Tires in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

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TOKYO, October 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced that "Agoria Solar Team of Belgium (No.8)" won the Challenger Class*1 and "Solar Team Eindhoven of Netherland (No.40) won the Cruiser Class*2 in the 2019 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge (BWSC), the world's foremost solar car race. Both teams were supplied Bridgestone "ECOPIA with ologic" tires.

Bridgestone Wins the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award

The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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SAO PAULO, October 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Bridgestone, the world’s largest tire manufacturer, received the Mercedes-Benz Environmental Responsibility Award for the implementation of the Reused Water Project. The announcement of the winners took place on October 15, at an awards ceremony held in São Paulo. 

Bridgestone Holds 10th Annual Bridgestone Group Global TQM Conference

Presentation of 16 examples of improvement activities selected from operating sites worldwide
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TOKYO, October 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Bridgestone Corporation today announced that it held the 10th Bridgestone Group Global Total Quality Management (TQM) Conference on September 20, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. First held in 2010,*1 this annual conference serves as a forum for sharing examples of outstanding and innovative improvement activities from globally across the Bridgestone Group.

Firestone Ag Launches New Line of Energy Efficient Agriculture Tires

Firestone Maxi Traction tires engineered for improved energy efficiency, tread wear and traction in a variety of soil conditions
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NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/― Firestone Ag, a business of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone), today announced the launch of a new line of agriculture tires designed to deliver reliable and improved performance* in the field. Firestone Maxi Traction tires, now available in 15 sizes, offer farmers improved tread wear*, traction in a variety of soil conditions and targeted load capacity to match application needs. 

Japan Science and Technology Agency Announces Expanded Research and Development Project to Support Wireless Charging Systems for Electric Vehicles

Program led by Japan Science and Technology Agency will help contribute to the realization of a low-carbon society through a reduction of CO2 emissions
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TOKYO, September 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Fujimoto Laboratory of the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences at the University of Tokyo, NSK Ltd., and Bridgestone Corporation recently announced the expansion of a joint research and development program for future creation spearheaded by the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). NSK and Bridgestone have been participating in the project since last year.

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