BRUSSELS, Belgium (June 11, 2008) — Bridgestone Europe N.V./S.A. has set up sales companies in Romania, Slovakia and Latvia to support customers in these growing markets.
The new sales companies—Bridgestone Romania S.R.L. in Bucharest; Bridgestone Slovakia S.R.O. in Bratislava; and Bridgestone Baltics S.I.A. in Riga, Latvia—are expected to start operations July 1. The tire maker said the its sales in those nations has grown significantly in recent years, and it is time for Bridgestone to strengthen its presence and better serve its customers and end users.