NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bridgestone Americas has announced that it is expanding a tire manufacturing plant in Tennessee.
The Nashville-based company said in a statement on Friday that it will spend $40 million to add 32,000 square feet to its Warren County plant, where it produces commercial truck and bus radial tires. The three-year project will allow the plant to make 275 more tires daily and meet market demand. Plans call for the plant to produce 9,400 tires daily by the end of 2020.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine what led to a shooting at a tire plant in Tupelo.
Tupelo Police Chief Bart Aguirre tells the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (http://bit.ly/2e9a1tp) that the incident happened Wednesday night at the Cooper Tire manufacturing plant.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Michelin North America which already operates seven tire manufacturing plants in the Upstate of South Carolina is expanding again.
Michelin is adding a new distribution center in Spartanburg that will create 350 jobs.
The company has its North American headquarters in Greenville and announced Monday that it's investing more than $270 million in the new distribution center.