Bridgestone Group is the largest tire and rubber company in the world.
One out of every five tires sold worldwide is made by the Bridgestone Group.
Bridgestone Canada, Inc. (BSCA) was established in March, 1990 by an amalgamation of Bridgestone and Firestone operations.
BSCA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone America's, Inc.
Bridgestone files more U.S. patents each year than the competition.
In 2001 Bridgestone was named General Motors Supplier of the Year for the sixth time in the last eight years.
Bridgestone Group works with more OE (Original Equipment) manufacturers in Japan, the Americas, and Europe than any other tire company. Some of the companies Bridgestone is OE on include: Ferrari, Audi, BMW, Mazda, GM, Saturn, Honda, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki, and Mercedes.
Textiles facility in Woodstock, Ont., manufactures nylon yarns, resins and woven tire cords.
Tire manufacturing facility in Joliette, Quebec produces 15,000 tires a day.
Bridgestone is one of two tire suppliers currently in Formula 1. Bridgestone equips world champion Ferrari along with BAR, Jordan, Arrows and Sauber.
Bridgestone has equipped 6 consecutive driver and constructor champions in F1 (1998-2003).
Bridgestone is the sole supplier of tires in the CART (Championship Auto Racing Teams) series. This series runs on street courses, road courses, ovals and super speedways.
Bridgestone equips World Champion Ferrari, Jordan, BAR, Minardi and Sauber.