Bridgestone expands product line for underground mining

Today, Bridgestone Americas announced it has expanded the size offering for its OTR product portfolio with the Bridgestone VSMS2™ tire. The tire is now available in size 29.5R25 and is designed for the underground mining, landfill and salvage environments. The VSMS2 tire delivers 30 percent decrease in the frequency of sidewall cuts, improving the tire’s overall lifecycle performance by five percent.

Bridgestone expanding off-the-road tire production in U.S. at Bloomington, Illinois plant

Today, Bridgestone announced a $12 million investment to expand production at its Bloomington, Ill., plant to include popular off-the-road (OTR) tire sizes. The plant will produce multiple sizes and patterns in 29, 33 and 35-inch OTR tires, which until now have only been produced by Bridgestone in Japan. This investment in the Bloomington plant will help Bridgestone better serve North American customers with a regional supply of key products for years to come!

Bridgestone Americas announces new executive director of sales for off-the-road (OTR) tire business

Bridgestone Americas today announced that Marisa Blank has been named executive director of sales, commercial off-the-road (OTR) tires, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). In this role, she will lead and develop sales growth strategies for the mining and construction industries and related segments, including aggregates, ports, roads and bridges.

Bridgestone launches new tire inspection resources for off-the-road customers

Pre-shift inspection poster and video to help increase safety, productivity and efficiency of OTR tires

Firestone sweepstakes celebrates hard work in off-the-road industry

Grand prize is a trip for two people to the 2017 Indianapolis 500®

Bridgestone Introduces Next-Generation Tire and Rim Management Solution

New TreadStat™ analytics increase off-the-road productivity