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September 22, 2013

Bridgestone considering new tire plant in Turkey

Filed under: Carbon Black, insoluble sulfur, Rubber Chemicals, Tires — Notch @ 11:53 pm

On September 19, Bridgestone Corporation announced that Brisa Bridgestone Sabancı Lastik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Brisa) is evaluating potential sites for a possible new passenger car radial tire plant in Turkey. Brisa already operates a tire plant in İzmit that produces passenger car radial tires, truck and bus radial tires. Brisa was established in 1988 as a joint venture with Sabancı Holding, and the plant started the plant began production in 1990. The company did not provide details about plant size or a completion schedule.

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