STARGARD, Poland (July 6, 2012)—Bridgestone Europe NV/SA plans to increase production capacity of truck and bus radial tires at its plant in Stargard.
The total investment will be about $147.4 million.
The planned expansion will increase the plant's production capacity by about 1,350 tires per day, bringing the plant's capacity to about 3,750 tires per day. The expansion is expected to be complete during the second half of 2014.
Bridgestone said that in December 2011, the plant employed 620. In April 2012 the plant's capacity was 2,400 units/day.