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 EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
Bridgestone EMEA, with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tyre and rubber company. Bridgestone EMEA operates in more than 60 countries and has over 18200 employees. Across the region it has 14 tyre and tyre related plants, a major R&D Centre and a proving ground. Bridgestone EMEA’s premium tyres are sold in Europe, Middle East, Africa and globally.