Masaaki Tsuya

Bridgestone CEO Comments on Recent Troubles in Japanese Manufacturing

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) CEO Masaaki Tsuya recently offered comments regarding the series of problems this year that some say has shaken confidence in Japanese manufacturing. Speaking at a year-end press conference, Tsuya said that he does not believe that confidence in Japanese manufacturing has been undermined. He maintained that the earnestness and strong work ethic of Japanese people has not...

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Bridgestone Reiterates Global Efforts, Goals in 2017 Medium-Term Business Plan

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) Chairman and CEO Masaaki Tsuya has announced the tire manufacturer’s Mid-Term Management Plan (MTP) for 2017, with medium-term numerical targets largely unchanged from the MTP issued the previous year. The 2017 plan reiterates the 2016 MTP’s medium-term goals of a return on assets (ROA) of 6 percent, an operating profit rate of 10 percent, and a return...

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Bridgestone CEO Tsuya Reflects on 2016

Sitting down for an interview recently, Brigestone Corp. (TYO:5108) CEO Masaaki Tsuya reflected on what 2016 held for the Japanese tire manufacturer – and touched also on what the near future might have in store. Tsuya said that, in terms of innovation, last year saw Brigestone promoting the development of new materials such as tough polymer composites. It is part,...

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Bridgestone CEO Tsuya Positive on Trump Presidency in Immediate Future

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) CEO and Chairman Masaaki Tsuya recently offered his perspective on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Speaking at a press conference held on Dec. 5, Tsuya said that these moves could in the near term have a positive effect on tires and...

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Bridgestone to Increase Production Capacity of Aircraft Radial Tires

Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108) will be increasing manufacturing capacity of aircraft radial tires at the company’s Kurume Plant, Fukuoka Prefecture. The move comes in response to the strong medium-to-long-term demand projected for these tires. The production capacity increase will bring aircraft radial tire production up 1.5 times of that currently at Kurume Plant. With a total investment of 2.1 billion yen...

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Bridgestone and Others Brace for Post-Brexit Changes

With Britain’s referendum vote to depart from the EU, a number of Japan’s tire manufacturers have now been left to speculate as to what the exact fallout will be. Of Japan’s four tire manufacturers, Bridgestone Corp. (TYO:5108), Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5105) have sales locations in Britain. Asked what the aftereffects of Brexit will...

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