WARREN COUNTY, Tenn. (June 1, 2010)—Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations recently marked the 20th anniversary of operations at its Warren County, Tenn., facility.
Company executives, co-workers, elected officials, family and friends gathered to celebrate the facility's continued commitment to excellence through its superior product quality and service to the community, the Nashville, Tenn.-based tire maker said.
“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., BATO's parent company.
As part of ceremonies at the factory, a Bridgestone Environmental Education Classroom & Habitat learning pavilion was officially dedicated. 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 about recycling, conservation and shared responsibility to protect the environment, the company said.