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.
Five new ambassadors are first members of Team Bridgestone in Latin America
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.
Partnership with Delta-Energy Group aims to recycle more than 2 million tires by end of 2020
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.
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.
The award-winning Reused Water project reinforces the company’s commitment to value natural resources.
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.
Presentation of 16 examples of improvement activities selected from operating sites worldwide
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 Maxi Traction tires engineered for improved energy efficiency, tread wear and traction in a variety of soil conditions
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.
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
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.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced that its off-the-road (OTR) plant in Bloomington, Illinois recently achieved the Gold Level in the Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Certification.
Warren County and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial plants earn top supplier quality awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ ― Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) announced that its Warren County, Tennessee, and LaVergne, Tennessee truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing facilities were recently recognized by PACCAR with a 2018 Quality Achievement Award. This award recognizes suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR’s rigorous standard of 10 or fewer defective parts for every one million parts shipped to the original equipment manufacturer (OEM).