Who bought out Bridgestone?


Logo since 2011, which is a refined version of logo used since 1984.
Bridgestone’s headquarters in Tokyo Square Garden, Tokyo
Owner Ishibashi family (10.2%)
Number of employees 143,616 (2017)
Subsidiaries Firestone Tire and Rubber Company

Who merged with Firestone?

This year, Bridgestone celebrates the 30th anniversary of its merger with Firestone, a deal that marked the first step in Bridgestone becoming a truly global company and the world’s largest tire and rubber manufacturer.

How many plants does Bridgestone have?

The Bridgestone Group has about 140 manufacturing plants and R&D facilities and sells products in more than 150 countries worldwide.

Who hacked Bridgestone?

LockBit ransomware gang
LockBit ransomware gang claimed to have hacked Bridgestone Americas, one of the largest manufacturers of tires. LockBit ransomware gang claimed to have compromised the network of Bridgestone Americas, one of the largest manufacturers of tires, and stolen data from the company.

Did Cooper Tire sell out Goodyear?

AKRON, OH – June 7, 2021 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Nasdaq: GT) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, finalizing the merger agreement made public on February 22.

Did Bridgestone Firestone get hacked?

The cyberattack came to light in late February. Bridgestone at the time decided to disconnect many of its manufacturing and retreading facilities in the Americas from its network, which led to some plant operations getting shut down and employees being sent home.

Is Bridgestone hacked?

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has officially labeled its “information security incident” a ransomware attack, and the tiremaker says some company data has been compromised and posted online.