Bridgestone raises China investment

January 2006
Automotive News;1/16/2006, Vol. 80 Issue 6185, p40J
Trade Publication
The article reports that Bridgestone Corp. will spend $100 million through early 2008 to build the rubber plant in Huizhou, China, primarily to serve its tire plants in China and Asia. Bridgestone also will build a $14 million technical center in Wuxi, China, to support its growing production and sales base in the country. The decision to build the plant for China and Asia is in line with an expected surge in demand in those areas and with its plan to expand inhouse supply of strategic raw materials.


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