Bridgestone Americas focuses on Akron OH

August 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2008, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p16
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The article announced the building of new facility of Bridgestone Americas in Akron, Ohio. According to the author, the chief executive officer of Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc. (BSAH) and Brigestone Firestone North American Tire LLC (BFNT), Mark Emkes, has announced that the evaluating team for relocation of the Bridgestone Firestone Technical Center recommended building the facility in Akron, Ohio. Agreement to build at least 1,000 jobs in the City of Akron and state of Ohio were signed by Bridgestone Americas.


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