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Bridgestone makes personnel changes in commercial marketing

Bridgestone Americas announced that it’s making personnel changes to its commercial marketing team. Matt Loos has been promoted to director of TBR marketing and Michelle Lane has been promoted to director of OTR marketing. Additionally, Cassandra Kilareski joins the team as senior manager of marketing communications and digital. In a newly created position, Loos will

Bridgestone introduces M854 wide base all-position tire

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions introduced its newest rib-type all-position tire, the Bridgestone M854, ideal for severe on/off highway applications. The wide base radial, specially fabricated for the construction and refuse markets, meets the tough environment demands of dump trucks, cement mixers, bulk carrier equipment and logging applications. “Construction, logging and refuse fleets travel on loose terrain

Bridgestone launches all-position steer radial

Designed for severe service and on-highway applications, the R244 All-Position Steer Radial Tire from Bridgestone Commercial Solutions was developed to meet the demands of dump truck and concrete mixer applications with trucks that spend a higher percentage of time in on-highway use. The tire’s wide base ribbed steer pattern, the company noted, performs in both

Tire “remanufacturing” pays dividends

“We were ‘green’ before it was cool,” proclaimed Randy Hanson, technical training manager, training and development, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions at its training center located within Bridgestone Americas’ LaVergne, Tenn., manufacturing facility. A 13-year veteran with Bandag, Hanson served as a field service rep become assuming the important and influential training role. With the genuine passion

Tire remanufacturing pays dividends
Bridgestone launches drive radial for auto haulers

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has announced the new M749 Drive Radial designed for long- and regional auto haul transportation vehicles in the United States and Canada. “The M749 comes in a size unique to the Bridgestone lineup – 295/60R22.5,” says Bert Jones, manager, product marketing, TBR, Retread and OTR, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. “This new product is