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Sergio Garcia stretches his lead in Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone

...Rory McIlroy, giving his 35-foot putt a little body English before it fell for birdie.Garcia never lost command of the Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday, even after a storm delay of just over three hours. He started with a three-shot lead, stretched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-08-02/sergio-garcia-stretches-his-
Bridgestone hiring 200 machine technicians

Bridgestone Americas started accepting applications...applications on Monday, said Fran Jones, Bridgestone's vice president of administrative...added throughout 2014, Jones said.Bridgestone is currently building a 1.5 million-square-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-09/bridgestone
Bridgestone unveils Aiken County plant expansion

Bridgestone wanted to make about nine more tires...created by a $346 million expansion at Bridgestone America's Aiken County plant. The...about 13,000 more radial tires a day.Bridgestone executives, South Carolina and Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-04-01/bridgestone
Tiger Woods takes control of Bridgestone Invitational after firing 61

...game, Woods could console himself by tying his career best and building a seven-shot lead Friday through 36 holes at the Bridgestone Invitational.Pursuing his eighth victory at Firestone Country Club, Woods opened birdie-eagle ? stuffing an approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-08-02/tiger-woods-takes-control-br
Bridgestone to pay $240 million in recall

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire has agreed to pay...the tiremaker's 2000 recall of defective tires, Bridgestone Firestone said Wednesday. Bridgestone Firestone, the North American unit of Japan's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/13/bus_11793.shtml
Business
Building Bridgestone: Leader targets quality

TOKYO -- The philosophy of the Bridgestone Corp. sounds like it could be taken...Americans have never heard: kaizan. Bridgestone leaders think kaizan is one of the key...continuous small improvement, but at Bridgestone kaizan gets woven into virtually everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/29/bus_225070.shtml
Business
A history of Bridgestone

...Japan. 1931: Ishibashi establishes Bridgestone Tire Co. Ltd. 1934: Full-scale...newly completed plant in Kurume. 1935: Bridgestone begins massproducing golf balls. 1937...Ltd. 1951: Name changes back to Bridgestone Tire Co. Ltd. and completes new headquarters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/27/biz_213635.shtml
XXX Bizarre
Bridgestone reports profits

TOKYO - Japanese tiremaker Bridgestone Corp. returned to profitability...of a massive tire recall at its Bridgestone/Firestone subsidiary. The world's...tires in industrializing nations. Bridgestone will stop producing some lower-grade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/10/bus_351850.shtml
Business
Bridgestone hiring detailed

...WARRENVILLE -- By the end of this year, Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. expects to have at...for the company,"is essential to Bridgestone's goal of attaining a 20 percent world...expected to reach full capacity, said Bridgestone spokesman Trevor Hoskins has said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/13/met_217427.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council
Bridgestone helps to make S.C. a hub of tire industry

...start rolling off the assembly line at Bridgestone two years from now, the new Graniteville...Carolina the nation's tire capital.Bridgestone is spending $1.2 billion to expand...preparation for laying the foundation.Bridgestone safety manager Michael Donato said about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-04-20/making-south