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Aug 4

Bridgestone Breaks Ground on Firestone Plant Expansion

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) broke ground today on a $51 million expansion of its Firestone Industrial Products’ (FSIP) air springs production facility in Williamsburg, Kentucky. The 68,000-square-foot expansion of the Williamsburg Plant is aimed at meeting growing demand for the company’s air springs products, driven by the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) sector. The expansion, expected to be completed by December 2022, will add 250 new jobs, a nearly 50 percent increase from the more than 500 employees working today at the facility. …

Source: Bridgestone

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