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Bridgestone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, researches, develops, manufactures, and sells tires and rubber products worldwide. It operates through Tire and Diversified Products segments. The Tire segment provides tires and tire tubes for passenger cars, trucks, buses, construction and mining vehicles, industrial machinery, agricultural machinery, aircraft, and motorcycles. This segment also offers retreading materials and services, automotive maintenance and repair services, tire raw materials, and other tire-related products. The Diversified Products segment manufactures and sells chemical and industrial products, such as vehicle parts; polyurethane foam and related products; electronic precision parts; industrial materials-related products; civil engineering and construction materials and equipment; and other products. This segment also offers sporting goods comprising golf balls, golf clubs, golf wear, tennis goods, and other products; and bicycles, and other bicycle goods and other products, as well as finance and other services. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

145,029 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/25/14
Founded in 1931

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Bridgestone Corp. Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Maintains Earnings Guidance for the Full Financial Year Ending December 31, 2014

Bridgestone Corp. reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company posted a 5.8% year-on-year rise in net income to JPY 83.4 billion (USD 762 million). Operating income declined 5.6% year-on-year to JPY 119.3 billion. Sales revenues were up 1.5% year-on-year, to JPY 914.8 billion. For the first nine months of the year, the company reported net income of JPY 225.67 billion, or JPY 287.83 per diluted share, compared to JPY 195.86 billion, or JPY 249.91 per diluted share, for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Net sales were JPY 2.66 trillion, compared to JPY 2.61 trillion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. Operating income was JPY 342.47 billion, compared to JPY 318.93 billion for the same period ended September 30, 2013. For the full financial year ending 31 December 2014, the company maintained its previous forecast of sales revenues of JPY 3.65 trillion, operating income of JPY 475 billion, and net income of JPY 293 billion or JPY 374.16 per share.

Bridgestone Announces Executive Changes

Bridgestone has announced some senior management changes. Shingo Kubota will be the new vice-president and officer deputy secretary-general, Bridgestone International Organizing Committee (BIOC), effective from 16 November. Yoshiyuki Morimoto will be the new senior vice-president, member of board assistant to senior vice-president, chief technical officer responsible for technology, effective 1 January 2015. Narumi Zaitsu will be the new senior vice-president, member of board, chief technical officer responsible for technology, and concurrently responsible for production technology. Mahito Fuji will step down as vice-president and officer assistant to senior vice-president, responsible for production technology, and will hold the new position of vice-president and officer seconded to Bridgestone Americas effective from the end of January 2015. Effective 1 January 2015, Mitsuhira Shimazaki will be the new vice-president and senior officer responsible for international tyre business operations, Asia Pacific, China, Middle East, Africa, and Russia, and concurrently member of board and chief executive officer of Bridgestone Asia Pacific. Additionally, Tatsuro Hamada will step down as vice-president and officer, tyre research and material development, and will hold the new position of vice-president and officer assistant to senior vice-president, chief technology officer responsible for technology. Kenichi Togami will hold the position of vice-president and officer, international tyre business operations, and concurrently director Americas and Europe operations division, and assistant to vice-president and officer, innovation development. Effective from February 2015, Tomohiro Fukuda will be the new vice-president and officer, speciality tyre business, and chief quality officer, speciality tyre business.

Yamaha Motor Company Limited Selects Bridgestone Corporation's Battlax Racing Street RS10 Tires for its New YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M Supersport Bikes

Yamaha Motor Company Limited has selected Bridgestone Corporation's Battlax Racing Street RS10 tires for its new YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M supersport bikes. Introduced November 3 at the EICMA International Motorcycle Show in Milan, Italy, the YZF-R1 and YZF-R1M are Yamaha's latest models. These tires are designed for use on public roads, deliver strong sport performance. Employing MotoGP Technology refined from more than 10 years of supplying tires to MotoGP.


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