Bridgestone wins Tyre Manufacturer of the Year award at Tyre Technology International Awards.
An independent jury of top tyre industry experts has voted Bridgestone “Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” in the 2016 Tyre Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.
Recognizing Bridgestone for its impressive global R&D investments and achievements in sustainable manufacturing, an independent jury of top tyre industry experts has voted Bridgestone “Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” in the 2016 Tyre Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.
The announcement was made at a gala ceremony during Tyre Technology Expo in Hanover, Germany on 17th February, where Mr Eduardo Minardi, Executive Chairman and CEO of Bridgestone EMEA region received the award on behalf of Bridgestone Corporation.
“Everyone in Bridgestone is hugely proud to receive this recognition. R&D and innovation lie at the heart of all our activities, it is the only path that can lead us to a sustainable future” said Mr Minardi in his acceptance speech.
The judges applauded several Bridgestone achievements in R&D and sustainable manufacturing during 2015, including a $250 million investment in Tokyo, Japan for facilities to foster open innovation based on industry-government-academia partnerships.