Bridgestone TBR Plant Celebrates 50 Years
Bridgestone Americas announced its truck and bus radial (TBR) tire manufacturing plant in LaVergne, Tennessee is celebrating 50 years of operations this year. The LaVergne Tire Plant began manufacturing TBR tires in 1972. During its 50 years in operation, Bridgestone says the LaVergne Tire Plant has received several certifications and awards, including the Tennessee Green
Bridgestone Announces Investments in Bahia Plant
Bridgestone Brazil announced an investment in its tire production plant in Camaçari, in the state of Bahia. The company says it is investing more than $51 million in the modernization and expansion of the factory, which brings the company’s total investments announced since 2021 to more than $184 million for the Bahia plant. This second
Kumho Tire Manufacturing Plants to Expand
Kumho Tire has announced tire plant expansions in both the U.S. and Vietnam.
GRI Specialty Tire Plant Celebrates Three Years
It is the largest plant in Sri Lanka dedicated to making specialty tires and the first in Sri Lanka to produce radial agriculture tires.
Bridgestone Illinois Plant Celebrates 55 Years
Currently, three employees are sons of employees who worked at the Bloomington Plant in 1965.
Camso Opens New Kansas Manufacturing Facility
The facility, which will manufacture agricultural tracks, increases Camso’s manufacturing footprint in North America to seven facilities.
Continental Ships First Truck Tires from Miss. Plant
The Clinton, Miss. plant will produce 750,000 tires annually, Continental says.
Giti Tire Plant Earns Pair of Management Certifications
Giti and GT Radial brands are manufactured at the plant.
GRI Constructing New Mixing Facility in Sri Lanka
GRI says the new mixing facility will be equipped with a capacity to produce 200 tons per day.
Continental Restructuring Could Mean NC Plant Closure
Continental said the North Carolina plant “has been unable to acquire new customer projects in recent years,” AP reports.
Bridgestone to Close French Tire Plant
The proposal that could impact 863 employees will not take place until the second quarter of 2021.
Cooper, United Steelworkers in Findlay, Ohio Reach Agreement
Details of the agreement are being withheld pending presentation to USW members. A ratification vote is expected to take place at the end of this week.