Bridgestone Corporation is a famed manufacturer of automobile and truck parts, which is based in the city of Kurume, Japan. It was founded on March 1, 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi. This company has its headquarters in Kyobashi, Tokyo and controls about 18.2% of the global market. At present, it has a total workforce of above 1,10,000 employees worldwide. Its products are sold in more than 150 countries and nearly have 47 tyre manufacturing plants along with 93 non tyre making units across the globe. In addition to these, it has three technical research and development centers and there are ten proving grounds available. This firm supplies high quality products that include tyres for different vehicles, automotive parts, industrial rubber products, sporting goods, chemical as well as electro materials. Bridgestone tyre dealers are available in almost all the cities with whose help, all the necessary products can be purchased.