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August 20, 2011

Bridgestone to increase production capacity of radial passenger tires at its plant in Tianjin, China

Filed under: Tires — Notch @ 1:38 pm

Bridgestone Corporation has announced that it will increase the production capacity of its Chinese radial passenger tire plant in Tianjin to meet the demand for tires in China. Under the current schedule, the Tianjin Plant will begin production at its increased capacity in July 2012. The Tianjin Plant will make a total investment of approximately 1,054 million yuan (approximately ¥15.5 billion), which will boost the plant’s production capacity by 8,800 tires per day for a production total of 25,300 tires per day. The Bridgestone Group particularly will expand the production capacity of eco-friendly tires, such as “ECOPIA” brand tires.

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