Bridgestone wins Toyota Global Contribution Award
Bridgestone Corporation received the Global Contribution Award from Toyota Motor at Toyota Global Suppliers Convention.
The Global Contribution Award is presented to suppliers by Toyota as it recognizes the supplier that earned the highest combined evaluation from Toyota’s various manufacturing facilities around the world. In addition, Bridgestone received the “Superior” Value Improvement Award in recognition of the company’s commitment to maximizing efficiencies and meeting customer needs in this important area.
This award is a testament to the global contributions Bridgestone has made to Toyota’s efforts to “making ever-better cars” based on its Global Vision. Through coordination, flexibility and integration across the Group’s manufacturing and R&D facilities in 26 countries and its worldwide sales network, Bridgestone made such contributions to Toyota by pursuing continuous improvement (Kaizen) in terms of development, supply and costs.
The Bridgestone Group supplies tyres and automobile components to Toyota around the world. Going forward, Bridgestone will continue to contribute to mobility by providing a steady supply of innovative tire and automotive products.