Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) announced it has won the Caterpillar Supplier of the Year Award from Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT). Caterpillar procurement leadership presented the award at their Supplier Excellence Recognition event in Dallas, Texas on December 1, 2022. With Caterpillar’s global presence across multiple industries, this coveted award demonstrates that Bridgestone’s mission “Serving Society with Superior Quality” is in motion.
During the award ceremony, Pam Heminger, Senior Vice President for the Strategic Procurement and Planning Division of Caterpillar Inc. said, “Caterpillar’s reputation for world-class products and services stands on the shoulders of our global and diverse team – and that team includes our international and diverse supply network. By working together, we can deliver on our purpose to help our customers build a better, more sustainable world.”
Nobuyuki Tamura, Vice President and Senior Officer, Global-Mining, Industrial, Construction and Aviation said, “We are very honored to receive the Supplier of the Year Award. Caterpillar clearly recognizes the attention to quality of our entire value chain, from factories to our global dealer and customer support network. Now Bridgestone sets sustainability at the core of management and business, toward a sustainable solutions company, and would like to create social and customer value with companies like Caterpillar. We will continue collaboration to support Caterpillar and customers build a better and more sustainable future.”
Through providing mining solutions with the combination of Dan-Totsu products*1 such as Bridgestone MASTERCORE, our on-site services and digital tools and data, Bridgestone strives to achieve its corporate commitment for “Extension: Committed to nonstop mobility and innovation that keeps people and the world moving ahead.” described in its “Bridgestone E8 Commitment”.