Bridgestone revives production at its European plants as Italy and Spain ease pandemic lockdowns


Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone is re-opening its European plants from today (20 April 2020). The move comes as Italy and Spain take measures to ease their COVID-19 lockdowns. The firm’s manufacturing plants in Bari in Italy and Lanklaar in Belgium opened today, whilst the Béthune plant in France will reopen tomorrow. The re-opening of the plants follows the relaunch of production at all Bridgestone’s Spanish plants in Burgos, Bilbao and Puente San Miguel, and at its Russian plant in Ulyanovsk on […]