Bridgestone Expanding Tire Production at Illinois Plant

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Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced a $12 million investment that will expand production to include popular off-the-road (OTR) tire sizes at its Bloomington, Ill., plant. The plant will produce multiple sizes and patterns in 29-, 33- and 35-in. OTR tires, which until now have only been produced by Bridgestone in Japan. “As an industry leader, Bridgestone is committed to meet the evolving…

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Kershaw Named Vice President of BKT USA

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BKT USA Inc., Fairlawn, Ohio, the subsidiary of Balkrishna Industries Ltd., Mumbai, India, has promoted Doug Kershaw to vice president after his hiring as the associate vice president in January. “We are very pleased with the addition of Doug to our BKT team. His extensive knowledge and experience throughout the industry brings value to the company,” said Rajiv Poddar, joint managing director…

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