Bridgestone investing in Mexico

Davis, Bruce
September 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;9/22/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p21
Trade Publication
The article reports that Bridgestone Corp. is investing $90 million through September 2009 to expand capacity for ultra-high-performance tires at its Bridgestone Firestone de Mexico S.A. de C.V. subsidiary's Cuernavaca plant. The 28-year-old plant's nameplate car and light truck tire capacity is 15,500 units a day. The announcement coincides with the closing of the company's 50-year-old light and medium truck tire plant in Mexico City.


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