POZNAN, Poland (April, 6, 2010)—Bridgestone Europe is to expand production at its plant in Poznan, which is predicted to increase production by 5,600 tires per day and add 200 jobs.
The facility produces passenger car tires for the European market. Bridgestone said it has allocated about $141 million for the investment.
The additional production will start from January 2012 and gradually increase until reaching full production in Jan 2014.
The Poznan plant, which celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 2008, specializes in the production of Ultra High Performance tyres and Run-Flat tyres.