Facing the Challenges of World War II
With wartime regulations in effect throughout Japan, nearly all of Bridgestone’s output was being used towards satisfying military demand.
In 1945, armed conflict had ended, but Bridgestone had been directly impacted by the war, and now had to begin the challenge of rebuilding
Emerging From the Ashes
During an aerial bombing raid, the building of the Bridgestone Tokyo Headquarters was destroyed and all of its overseas assets lost.
Bridgestone overcame many obstacles during this time, eventually emerging from the war stronger than before.