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Bridgestone reports profits

TOKYO - Japanese tiremaker Bridgestone Corp. returned to profitability in the first half of the year as sales in the United States recovered from the aftermath of a massive...

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Building Bridgestone: Leader targets quality

TOKYO -- The philosophy of the Bridgestone Corp. sounds like it could be taken from some modern management textbook. People who work for the Japanese company, which is building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/29/bus_225070.shtml
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Wall Street Journal says Aiken to get tire-making plant, 800 jobs

...eventually will employ 800 people likely will come to Aiken, The Wall Street Journal reported today. Japan's Bridgestone Corp. is expected to name Aiken as the preferred site in the next few weeks, the newspaper said, citing sources. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/06/met_212486.shtml
Metro
Aiken County likely to be site of $400 million plant

...two finalists in the running for the new tire plant to be constructed by the Nashville, Tenn., subsidiary of the Bridgestone Corp. If the Bridgestone facility does locate in Aiken County, it would eventually bring a yearly payroll of approximately...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/07/biz_212527.shtml
XXX Bizarre | Aiken County Council
Park leads to development

...one of two finalists in the running for a new tire plant to be constructed by the Nashville, Tenn. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. The site for the proposed plant is in the vicinity of Sage Mill on Bettis Academy Road. If the Bridgestone facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/10/biz_212721.shtml
XXX Bizarre | Aiken County Council
Tire recall will cost millions

TOKYO - Bridgestone Corp. will take a loss of up to $30 million for the latest tire recall at its U.S. subsidiary Bridgestone/Firestone, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/06/bus_324284.shtml
Business
Business briefs

Bridgestone head denies insolvency TOKYO - Bridgestone Corp.'s president said Tuesday its U.S. subsidiary, Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., would not go bankrupt despite massive recalls...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/06/bus_299972.shtml
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Park leads to development

...one of two finalists in the running for a new tire plant to be constructed by the Nashville, Tenn. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. The site for the proposed plant is in the vicinity of Sage Mill on Bettis Academy Road. If the Bridgestone facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/11/biz_212767.shtml
XXX Bizarre | Aiken County Council
Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

...fixed on cars. That would really hit home."But there are indications the industry is chastened.For instance, Bridgestone Corp., a tire and rubber company that pleaded guilty this year, announced that it would strengthen its compliance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/auto-parts-price-fixing-pr
Pocket change

...passenger-car tire factory in Aiken County OWNER: Bridgestone Corp. of Tokyo PRODUCTION: 7 million tires annually LOCAL EMPLOYEES: 900 (approximate) HISTORY: Bridgestone Corp.'s roots date to 1930, when Shojiro Ishibashi...

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