Bridgestone to expand US truck tire plant

Morrison, Tennessee – Bridgestone Americas Inc. is planning to break ground later this year on an expansion that will increase capacity at its Warren County, Tennessee, truck/bus tire plant by about 8 percent.

The $40-million (€35-million) project will increase capacity at the 28-year-old plant Morrison plant to about 9,400 tires per day and add about 32,000 square feet of manufacturing space to accommodate new equipment.

Bridgestone said it expects the expansion to come online by the end of 2020.

The expansion is in line with Bridgestone’s efforts “to…

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