Bridgestone invests $60M in Texas plant expansion


Bridgestone Americas introduced an funding of US$60 million to develop its 200,000 square-foot Bridgestone Bandag manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas, by 50,000 sq. toes.

The growth consists of a direct improve in operational exercise by working on six- and seven-day manufacturing schedules, in addition to the development of latest mixing operations on the facility, in accordance with a press launch.

The blending operations are anticipated to be accomplished and in operation by January 2025.  The funding within the facility and the extra days of operations improve the plant’s output by 16%.

(Picture: Bridgestone)

Barry Owens, senior vice-president, Bridgestone Americas Manufacturing Group mentioned, “Our firm and our Abilene crew have a significant position to play within the transformation of mobility introduced forth by a want of constructing greener retreads, whereas serving to maximize gasoline effectivity for fleets.”


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