Bridgestone Recognized by GM as a Top Global Supplier for 2023

This is the ninth consecutive award for the tire brand & 22nd time receiving the award...

Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) was recognized by General Motors (GM) as one of its top global suppliers of 2023. The company was awarded the distinction during the GM 32nd Annual Supplier of the Year event. 

Bridgestone was one of 86 companies out of GM’s network of more than 20,000 suppliers to achieve the award, marking Bridgestone’s ninth consecutive and 22nd overall recognition from GM.

Bridgestone Recognized by GM as a Top Global Supplier for 2023 | THE SHOP

“We infuse our passion for excellence into every Bridgestone and Firestone product we supply to General Motors,” said David Colletti, president, consumer original equipment tires, North America, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “This award acknowledges the extraordinary level of collaboration with GM and our teammates around the world.”

Bridgestone supplies GM with Bridgestone and Firestone brand tires. This includes Bridgestone’s recent launch of cutting-edge tire technologies for GM’s 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV and 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Police Pursuit vehicles. The Chevrolet Blazer EV is equipped with the bespoke Bridgestone Alenza A/S 02, engineered to deliver all-season performance and comfort. The Alenza A/S 02 incorporates B-SEALS technology, which is a recyclable, silicone-based tire sealant providing excellent sealant performance.

Bridgestone’s Supplier of the Year recognition from GM aligns with the Bridgestone E8 Commitment, which consists of eight Bridgestone-like values: Energy, Ecology, Efficiency, Extension, Economy, Emotion, Ease and Empowerment. By developing innovative tire solutions for GM, Bridgestone is delivering on its “Ecology” and “Extension” commitment.

Pat Curtin

Pat Curtin is the managing editor of THE SHOP magazine.

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