NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 4, 2015) – Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company, has been named a top corporation for its reputation among consumers. Bridgestone jumped three spots to 28 from 31 in 2014 and is the only Middle Tennessee corporation recognized by the survey.
The Global RepTrak 100 study, published yearly in Forbes Magazine, measures the reputation of the 100 most highly regarded companies across 15 countries. The survey is conducted by interviewing more than 61,000 consumers.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, was most recently recognized with the 2015 Corporate Citizen Award by the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Earlier this year the corporation announced the construction of a new +$200 million high-rise in downtown Nashville. The new headquarters will house 1,700 employees when construction is finished in 2017.
About Bridgestone Americas, Inc.:
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSAM) is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. BSAM and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The BSAM family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.