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Bridgestone Diversity Statement

We appreciate your interest in being a supplier to Bridgestone Americas. Our company has a robust strategic sourcing process, and continues to maintain a short list of preferred suppliers for each of the categories of goods and services we purchase. Opportunities to add new suppliers occur occasionally as our business needs change.

Our online supplier registration tool will allow us to better understand your firm’s capability and experience. Bridgestone buyers throughout our group locations will have the ability to review and evaluate your company for potential business opportunities. A company will be contacted only if its capability profile matches a current procurement need.

Diverse Suppliers interested in pursuing business opportunities with Bridgestone Americas must be—

Certified as a — Minority-owned Business enterprise (MBE), or
                            Non-Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE)
                            Registered with the Small Business Administration (SBA) as a
                            Small Business Certified, Small Disadvantaged Business, Hub-Zone Small Business
                            Veteran-owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

Certification is only accepted from the following organizations and their regional affiliates:
National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
Small Business Administration (SBA)