The official opening ceremony of the first Russian factory Bandag, operating under franchise, was held jointly STOSHIN and «Bridgestone CIS" September 21, 2011 with the participation of local authorities, key partners and senior executives of Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone CIS.
The plant "STOSHIN" (IP Yatsyna SG — official dealer of Bridgestone) is located in Nizhny Novgorod, production capacity: 15,000 tires / year, the size of recoverable tires: 17.5 — 22.5 inches. The plan to restore the factory tire is designed with the possibility of increasing demand in the future, the company said.
Ltd. "Bridgestone CIS" is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest companies for the production of tires and rubber products, with headquarters in Tokyo.
The company’s products are sold in more than 150 countries worldwide. The company Bandag, being part of a group of companies with Bridgestone in 2007, is a leader in the retreading. Her story began in 1957 in the U.S., and now works at Bandag franchising worldwide. Currently Bandag franchise network covers more than 80 countries and employs more than 800 plants, which restores tires on proven technology under the brands Bridgestone and Bandag.
Business Bandag retreading is one of the key parts of a customer-Solution-business, promoted by a group of Bridgestone around the world and providing the opportunity for our customers to appreciate the effectiveness of special packages offered by the use of new tires, retread tires, as well as a diverse and high-quality service. Thus, the transport companies can fully benefit from the sense to reduce costs and operate on tires of vehicles through the use of the package. Moreover, such a Solution-business approach will also be able to contribute to the construction of society, prudently manage the natural resources and carefully relating to the environment.
SRT Shin (IP Yatsyna SG) — Russian company sales of tires and spare parts of cars, based in Nizhny Novgorod. Founded in 1993, the dealer for commercial tires with Bridgestone in 2003, has two truck tire center.
Bridgestone Corporation has a commitment to the further development of the franchise network by Bridgestone Bandag retreading in Russia and the CIS, in order to provide a client-Solution-business for a wide range of customers, the company said.