ERJ staff report (DS)
Indianapolis, Indiana - Firestone Industrial Products has established a Strategic Business Unit (SBU), headquartered in Gurgaon, India.
Currently the SBU oversees the operation of two companies - Beijing Firestone, China, and Firestone TVS, India, a joint venture since 2007. The SBU facilitates product distribution in Australia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam. The office also is home to the region's sales, marketing, engineering, customer service and finance teams.
Firestone Industrial Products entered the Asia and India air spring markets in 1990 and 1992 respectively. In 2006, the company established a branch office in Gurgaon, and in 2008 Firestone TVS began manufacturing air springs in Madurai, India. The following year, Firestone Industrial Products opened a distribution center in Singapore.