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Bridgestone Invests Another $180 Million in Wilson Facility

Bridgestone Americas plans to invest an additional $180 million in its passenger tire manufacturing facility in Wilson, N.C., bringing the tiremaker’s total investment in the plant to $344 million.

SMP Announces Winners of ‘Show Us Your Shop’ Contest

George Robinson of Smith’s Auto Service in Jacksonville, N.C., was grand prizewinner of Standard Motor Products Inc.’s TechSmart “Show Us Your Shop” Contest. Robinson will have his winning photo placed on the cover of one of TechSmart’s 2017 Product Guides. He will also receive a $100 gift card, as will 24 other participants who submitted

Bridgestone Expanding N.C. Plant

Bridgestone Americas is expanding the company’s Wilson, N.C., passenger tire manufacturing facility. The expansion is part of a five-year, $164 million investment to meet market demands and invest in newer, more efficient technology, Bridgestone said. The multi-phase expansion of the plant is expected to break ground in early 2016. Phases one and two, which will

N.C. Recognizes Bridgestone Plant for Safety

The Bridgestone Americas passenger and light truck tire plant in Wilson, N.C., was recognized for safety with the Rising Star Certification from the North Carolina Department of Labor, the tiremaker announced. The certification is part of North Carolina’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Carolina Star Program. To be awarded the certification, Bridgestone was required to