At a Glance

As of December 31,2015

Major Products and Operations

    Tires

    The Bridgestone Group delivers a wide range of tires to customers around the world, such as tires for passen­ger cars, trucks and buses, aircraft, const­ruction and mining vehicles, motorcycles, etc..

    Diversified Products

    The Bridgestone Group makes and sells a range of rubber products and other diversified products. Many of these products and technologies are used in a variety of everyday applications.

Activities & Locations

Technology & Innovation

The Bridgestone Group will continue to advance innova­tive technologies with a strong commitment to support­ing global communities.

CSR

  • CSR

    The Bridgestone Group conducts our daily business activities in a way that increases the overall level of our CSR activities.

  • Mobility

    The Bridgestone Group contributes to the sustainable growth of a mobile society, providing optimal modes of mobility for people and society in the areas of accessible mobility, safe transportation and smart mobility.

  • People

    The Bridgestone Group aims to build trust and respect both in communities and with our employees, by contributing to a safer society accessible and inclusive education, promoting healthier communities and contributing to the betterment of society.

  • Environment

    The Bridgestone Group is focused on business and the environment, creating value through products and services that contribute to reduced environmental impacts, while engaging in efforts to reduce our own environmental loads.

History

  • A Global Dream
  • 1906
    Early History of Bridgestone Found­er
  • 1930
    Creation of the Bridge­stone Com­pany and pro­duc­tion of the first tire
  • 1940
    Challenges brought on by World War II
  • 1950
    Technological innovation and mass production
  • 1960
    Radial tires and overseas expansion
  • 1970
    The completion of plants in Japan and expansion into Asia and Oceania
  • 1980
    Bridgestone merges with the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company to become a global leader
  • 1990
    Global Expansion
  • 2000
    A global company of excellence