WARREN COUNTY, Tenn. (May 12, 2010)–Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations marked the 20th anniversary of operations at its Warren County, Tenn., facility today.
Company executives, co-workers, elected officials, family and friends joined together to celebrate the facility's continued commitment to excellence through its superior product quality and service to the community.
“Our Warren County co-workers truly embody what it means to live the Bridgestone Way: through a commitment to excellence and through a focus on serving society with superior quality for the products they produce,” said Gary Garfield, President and CEO, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM), BATO's parent company. “This plant has set the standard for all of our manufacturing operations.”
As part of today's ceremony, the facility officially dedicated its Bridgestone Environmental Education Classroom & Habitat learning pavilion. Since last year, the BEECH wildlife habitat program has provided more than 5,000 young people with environmental education on outdoor nature trails and in an advanced, hands-on classroom. The students learn important lessons about recycling, conservation and the shared responsibility to protect the environment.