Singapore – Bridgestone Tire Manufacturing Vietnam Ltd (BTMV) has officially opened its first tire plant in Vietnam, parent group Bridgestone Corp. announced 24 Oct.
The facility, in Hai Phong City, actually started production of passenger car radial tires (PSR) in April 2014. Output is now nearing 10,000 tires per day under the initial ramp-up phase.
When fully operational, the unit will serve as a key export base to Europe, North America and Japan, said regional head company Bridgestone Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
Bridgestone plans to ramp up daily…