Bridgestone to Invest EUR 36 mn in Transforming European Plants into Smart Factories

2019. július 01.


Bridgestone EMEA is injecting 36 million euros into its eight European plants, transforming them into smart factories, the EMEA business of the world’s largest tyre and rubber company has announced. The project will include the Tatabány-based plant, as well, where tyre production is already digitalised, but the entire manufacturing process is to be transformed in the coming period. Bridgestone expects the new technologies to allow energy savings of about 10% with the same headcount and to boost annual tyre production to 7.2 million units by 2021. More...