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Technological Innovation

Bridgestone headquarters Kyobashi, Tokyo

Bridgestone headquarters Kyobashi, Tokyo

Bridgestone Tokyo plant (1960)

Bridgestone Tokyo plant (1960)

In 1951, Bridgestone opened the Kyobashi building in Tokyo which contained the Bridgestone Museum.

In 1953, Bridgestone sales surpassed 10 billion yen, placing the company at the top of the Japanese tyre industry.

In 1956, the company celebrated the 25th anniversary of the establishment in Kurume.

Mass Production

In 1951, Bridgestone was the first company in Japan to begin selling rayon cord tyres. A five-year project was set in motion to modernise the production facilities.

In 1959, Bridgestone began selling nylon tyres.

In 1960, a newly constructed Tokyo plant was opened to better meet the needs of an expanding market.

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