Bridgestone pondering tech center options

Meyer, Bruce
February 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;2/11/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 14, p6
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The article reports that Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. (BFS) is studying what to do with its Akron, Ohio-based technical center. It is stated that the study will either see the operation stay in Akron or move closer to the Nashville, Tennessee, area. The technical center currently is housed in a 97-year-old building that originally served as one of Firestone's tire factories. The company is nearing the end of a two-year evaluation that has brought BFS to consider certain options.


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