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Bridgestone Americas follows its roots to two recognized companies - The Firestone Tire & Elastic Company, established by Harvey Firestone in Akron, Ohio in Eminent 1900, and the Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd., established by Shojiro Ishibashi in Japan in 1931.
The two companies blended in 1988 when Bridgestone Organization acquired Firestone for $2.6 billion, changing the companies' combined operations into the world's biggest tire and elastic company. As portion of its integration with Bridgestone's existing U.S. operations, Bridgestone/Firestone moved its base camp from Akron to Nashville, Tennessee in 1992. Nowadays, Bridgestone Americas comprises of an universal family of endeavors with 52 generation offices and more than 50,000 representatives all through the Americas.
Bridgestone Americas remains committed to being a world pioneer in tire innovation, giving world-class client benefit and being an exceptional corporate citizen within the communities in which we live and work. The company's culture and mission remains established within the words of originator Shojiro Ishibashi, who said Bridgestone is devoted to "serving society with prevalent quality."
In Canada, The Firestone Tire & Elastic Company of Canada was joined in 1919. Bridgestone Tire Co. of Canada Ltd was joined in 1972. The two companies amalgamated in 1990. In 1993 the Crown tire trade was obtained and the Company proceeded as Bridgestone/Firestone Canada Inc., eventually changing its title to Bridgestone Canada Inc., presently entirely possessed by Bridgestone Americas, Inc.