Bridgestone Announces Expansion of Williamsburg, Kentucky Firestone Industrial Products Plant

SourcePR Newswire
Date Published05/27/2021
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Bridgestone
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):250
Year reshoring announced:2021
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):51
Country(ies) from which reshored:Japan
City reshored to:Williamsburg
State(s) reshored to:KY
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredair suspensions
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies
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