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At a Glance

The Bridgestone Group is the world's largest manufacturer of tire and rubber products.

Net Sales

35,680

Yen in Hundred Millions

Operating Income

4,381

Yen in Hundred Millions

Sales by business segment

Tires

85%

Diversified Products

15%

Sales by market

in Japan

19%

in Americas

46%

in Europe

12%

in Others

23%

Established

1931

Employees

145,029

Business presence
in more than

150countries

As of December 31,2013

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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, and help to enrich a broad range of industries as well as consumer lifestyles.

Products

Activities & Locations

The Bridgestone Group provides customers all over the world with products and services,
and it develops innovation to further benefit society and respond to customer needs.

  • Raw Materials

    The Bridgestone Group produces many of the raw materials required in our products, including natural rubber, synthetic rubber, carbon black, and steel cord.

  • R&D

    The Bridgestone Group is developing products and technologies to create future prosperity and also conducting fundamental research in areas such as raw materials.

  • Production Plants

    The Bridgestone Group has more than 170 manufacturing bases in 26 countries around the world.

  • Sales

    The Bridgestone Group's sales network extends to more than 150 countries around the world.

  • Overview
    25Countries, Over 180 manufacturing plants and R&D facilities. (As of April 1, 2014)
    Pins on the map show locations of the headquarters in Japan and 4 regional head offices in Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and China & Asia Pacific.
  • Plants(Tire, Raw Materials, Diversified Products)
    •Tire Plants : 75(Americas 25, Europe 11, Middle East/Africa/Russia 3, Asia/Oceania 17, Japan 19),
    •Raw Materials Plants : 18 (Americas 7, Europe1, Middle East/Africa/Russia 1, Asia/Oceania 7, Japan 2),
    •Diversified Products : 77(Americas 23, Europe 3, Asia/Oceania 19, Japan 32)
  • R&D Facilities
    •Technical Center : 6(Americas 1, Europe 1,Asia/Oceania 2, Japan 2),
    •Proving Ground:10(Americas 4, Europe 1, Asia/Oceania 3, Japan 2)
  • Regional Headquarters
    Regional Headquarters:4 (Americas, Europe, Middle East & Africa and China & Asia Pacific.)
    *except headquarters in Japan

Locations

Technology & Innovation

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

Responsibilities

The Bridgestone Group aspire to offer the best to all our
stakeholders in all of our corporate activities.

  • CSR

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

  • Environment

    Looking ahead to the world in 2050, Bridgestone Group is pushing forward with global initiatives focused on three areas: reducing CO2 emissions, valuing natural resources, and achieving harmony with nature.

  • Citizenship

    The Bridgestone Group helps realize a better society not only through business operations, but through good corporate citizenship by conducting various activities.

Responsibilities

History

The Bridgestone Group have a long history of advancing technologies, pursuing superior quality
and contributing to the betterment of society.

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