BRUSSELS, Belgium (June 14, 2010)—Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions said it has strengthened its European network with the addition of dealers in Italy and Latvia.
La Rinnova Del Pneumatico-Arke S.R.L. of Podenzano, Italy, and Juva S.I.A. of Riga, Latvia, have both signed BBTS franchise contracts, bringing the total number of Bandag dealers in Europe to more than 140.
La Rinnova Del Pneumatico has been operating for 45 years in the busy Piacenza traffic area, and is a major regional provider of truck fleet tire services.
Juva is a major player in the Latvian truck and automobile tire market, operating three service outlets and supplying more than 50 independent tire dealers throughout the country.