Bridgestone Announces Establishment of Regional Mining Solutions Company in Indonesia

Tokyo (December 18, 2017)-Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today announced it has established PT. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Indonesia (BMSI) from November 9, 2017. BMSI integrates Bridgestone Corporation Jakarta Representative Office (BSJKT), which provides maintenance services for tires for construction and mining vehicles, with PT. Bridgestone Engineered Products Indonesia (BSEA-IN), a subsidiary in Indonesia that sells conveyor belts for mining applications. As part of this integration, BSEA-IN has been officially renamed as BMSI.

BMSI will function as a regional company similar to Bridgestone Mining Solutions Australia Pty Ltd., which is scheduled to start operations in Australia effective January 1, 2018. BMSI will supply mining, construction and civil engineering field customers with custom mining solutions that encompasses tires, industrial products and services.

The Bridgestone Group aims to provide value to its customers through distinct products and services. The Group also helps to improve productivity and asset efficiency of customers by reducing environmental impact. As the world’s largest tire and rubber company, Bridgestone strives to meet the emerging needs of customers globally, and become an evolving business partners to them.

Overview of BMSI

1.Company name: PT. Bridgestone Mining Solutions Indonesia
2.Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
3.CEO: Yuji Fushimi
4.Capital: IDR3,635,600,000
5.Ownership: Bridgestone Group 100%
6.Employees: 36 (as of November 30, 2017)
7.Business activities: Sales of tires for construction and mining vehicles, provision of ancillary services, etc.

About Bridgestone Corporation:
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and sporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.