With regard to Nasu Factory which stopped producing tires in the wake of the earthquake has restarted its production beginning on March 25. The restart of the Nasu facility means that all Bridgestone factories in Japan have resumed production after the earthquake. The factory output will be increased gradually based on electricity restrictions and other issues.
Outline of Nasu Factory
- Location : Higashi-yamato Cho 3-1, Nasushiobara City, Tochigi Prefecture
- Start of Production : 1962
- Production Item : Passenger car tires, motorcycle tires and others
- Site area : 234,540㎡
- Number of Employees : 847
- Production capacity : 2,600 tons per month
About Bridgestone Europe
Bridgestone Europe (BSEU), with European headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, is a key regional subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of tyres and other rubber products. Bridgestone Europe operates an R&D center, 8 plants and offices in more than 30 European countries, with over 13,000 employees. BSEU’s premium tyres are sold both within Europe and globally.