Bridgestone to Expand Des Moines Tire Plant

June 8, 2012

Bridgestone Americas announced plans for a $74 million investment through 2013 to further expand capacity at its Firestone agricultural, construction, and forestry tire factory in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Des Moines plant on Second Avenue employs 1,673 people, and has hired about 250 new workers in the past two years, according to The Des Moines Register. Bridgestone did not provide information on additional jobs with the new investment.

Source: The Des Moines Register