Aiken County, Two Bridgestone Plants Win GM Quality Honors

November 1, 2019

Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s Aiken County, S.C., and Wilson, N.C., plants have received General Motors Co.’s (GM) 2018 Supplier Quality Excellence Award.

The honor recognizes production plants and facilities that meet GM’s quality performance criteria, including product quality and certification of GM’s required quality management system.

This marks the second year that Bridgestone’s Aiken plant has won the award and the fifth consecutive year that the Wilson plant has received the honor. Both plants manufacture passenger and light truck tires.

“To achieve GM’s Supplier Quality Excellence Award consistently for the past several years underscores the commitment and dedication of Bridgestone’s team to consistently achieve high standards of quality and delivery to meet our customers’ needs,” says Barry Owens, senior vice president, Bridgestone Americas Manufacturing Group.


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