BFS to close Mexican site

December 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;12/10/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that Bridgestone Firestone de Mexico SA de CV will close its Mexico City, Mexico, tire plant in the second half of 2008. This decision follows expansion limitations and a lease that is ending. The Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc. subsidiary said the plant is surrounded by commercial and residential development. Expansion of the plant is critical to the facility's future profitability and the production of more technologically driven products.


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