BRIDGESTONE Tyre Co,Ltd. is a truly global tire company founded by Shojiro Ishibashi in 1931 in Japan. The name of the company is the translation of the founder’s surname - which in Japanese means “stone bridge”. Since then, their goal is to provide users with high-quality tires and thereby strengthening the BRIDGESTONE brand as the undisputed world leader in the tire industry. As the result of growing automobile industry, The BRIDGESTONE Group became the Japan's largest tire manufacturer and after acquiring The Firestone tire & Rubber Company in 1988 it became one of the world's largest tire and rubber companies with the highest level of quality, service and technology. Today, The Company employs over 140,000 people all over the globe, operates 178 factories in 25 countries and sells tires in more than 150 markets. The BRIDGESTONE tire Co. is the owner of many tire brands such as Firestone, Dayton and produces tires for the major types of automobiles and aircrafts. The Company is proud of their leading tire technology and supplies the equipment to all major car manufacturers such as BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen, Peugeot, Ford, General Motors, Renault, Toyota, Fiat, Scania, Volvo, MAN, Iveco,DAF.