Bridgestone to invest $100 million to upgrade Mexican plant

Cuernavaca, Mexico — Bridgestone de Mexico SA de CV is planning to upgrade manufacturing capabilities at its car and light truck tire plant in Cuernavaca with a $100 million (€87 million) investment over the coming two years.

The investment will allow the implementation of innovative processes and new technologies, while also strengthening the plant’s capacity to produce high value-added tires such as run-flat tires, Bridgestone said, in addition to the reduced rolling-resistance Ecopia models.

The 38-year-old plant in Mexico’s Morelos state has an installed capacity of approximately…

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