From Rubber & Plastics News
Nashville, Tennessee-Bridgestone Corp.’s US- and Canada-based subsidiaries are raising prices 5 to 8 percent across the board for replacement and original equipment tyres.
Rising raw material costs sparked the price hikes by Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire L.L.C. and Bridgestone/Firestone Canada Inc., BFS said. The increases take effect June 1 and cover Bridgestone, Firestone, Dayton, associate and private-brand tires made by the companies.
Prices for some sizes of off-the-road tyres will rise the most, 8 percent.
Most other tyre makers recently have announced price increases…