Bridgestone Corporation is a Japanese multinational auto and truck parts manufacturer founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan. The name Bridgestone comes from a calque translation and transposition of ishibashi, meaning "stone bridge" in Japanese.
As of 2020, the company is the second largest manufacturer of tires in the world, after Michelin but before Goodyear, Continental and Pirelli.
Bridgestone Group had 181 production facilities in 24 countries as of July 2018.
Highest paying job titles at Bridgestone & Firestone include HR Business Partner, Process Engineer, and International Tax Manager