For over 100 years, Firestone has delivered great quality and dependability to its customers. Firestone’s heritage and legacy combined with years of experience and research pave the way to become the leading global tire brand. Firestone is known internationally as producer of quality rubber products, including natural rubber, commercial building products and industrial air springs.
Firestone Tire and Rubber Company is an American tire company founded by Harvey Firestone in 1900. Harvey Firestone and his Firestone tires were a helping pioneer in the automotive industry. In 1938, Firestone Industrial Products designed and patented the first pneumatic suspension device. Today, the company has become the number one manufacturer of technologically advanced air springs for the global marketplace.
Bridgestone acquired The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in May 1988, ultimately forming the world’s largest tire and rubber company. The acquisition of Firestone provided Bridgestone with a large number of production sites in North America, Central and South America, Europe and other locations.
Today, the Firestone brand remains focused on great quality and dependability, with a commitment to continuous improvement.