Tag: Bridgestone Europe

Bridgestone adds India to EMEA region

8th November 2019 | 0 Comments

From 1 January 2020, Bridgestone’s India business will fall into the EMEA Strategic Business Unit (SBU), transferring from the China, Asia-Pacific SBU. As a result, Bridgestone Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa (BSEMEA) will become Bridgestone Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), one of four SBUs globally, alongside Bridgestone China, Asia-Pacific, Bridgestone Americas, and Bridgestone Japan. According to the company, the integration of Bridgestone India into EMEA comes as a result of Bridgestone EMEA’s “ongoing transformation capitalising on the opportunities digitalisation offers to pioneer mobility solutions that meet the needs of customers for convenience, efficiency and sustainability”.

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New warehouse, increased capacity at Bridgestone’s Hungary tyre plant

New warehouse, increased capacity at Bridgestone’s Hungary tyre plant

5th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone has inaugurated the newly expanded warehouse at its tyre production plant in Tatabánya, Hungary. The new 10,000 square metre addition to facility’s warehousing was set up as part of a HUF 9.2 billion (£25.2 million) investment to develop the Tatabánya site and increases storage capacity by 180,000 tyres. The plant’s warehousing can now store up to 600,000 tyres, a growth that is expected to aid Bridgestone’s business with original equipment customers.

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Bridgestone enlarging its Central Europe operation

Bridgestone enlarging its Central Europe operation

19th June 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 July, Bridgestone Europe’s Central Europe region will grow to include the four countries currently grouped as the Nordic region. Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden will join Austria, Germany in Switzerland in the enlarged regional operation.

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Bridgestone EMEA and Iris Capital announce innovation partnership

17th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone Europe NV, Bridgestone’s EMEA subsidiary and Iris Capital, a leading European venture capital firm, have entered a corporate venture partnership to investigate and invest in innovative new mobility services, industry 4.0 and digital transformation technologies across Europe, the Middle-East and Africa.

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Higgins, Ferrari appointed to chair Bridgestone Europe, Americas

11th September 2017 | 0 Comments

As of 1 January 2018, Thomas Higgins will take over as chairman of Bridgestone Europe NV/SA, succeeding Eduardo Minardi in this position. Higgins will also become a senior officer of Bridgestone Corporation and will retain his role as president of Bridgestone Americas’ US & Canada Consumer Tire Sales Division.

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Bridgestone renews IT management contact with Fujitsu

16th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Fujitsu will remain Bridgestone Europe’s IT management provider until at least 2018 following an extension of its contract as outsourced service provider.

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Bridgestone Europe names new director of consumer replacement sales

Bridgestone Europe names new director of consumer replacement sales

13th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Tom Adams is Bridgestone Europe’s new director of replacement sales for the Consumer business unit. The former West Europe Region Consumer business unit director began in the position on 1 July, and in this Brussels-based role Adams will report to Jake Rønsholt, managing director of the Consumer business unit.

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e-jobsheet talks to Bridgestone Europe’s Siebel

e-jobsheet talks to Bridgestone Europe’s Siebel

20th May 2016 | 0 Comments

In what Cam International described as “a landmark moment for the commercial tyre service sector in Europe”, a fully digital jobsheet was completed between Bridgestone systems and the e-jobsheet digital tablet app – without a re-keying process required by office based administrators at either end.

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