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Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Launches New Firestone All-Position Radial For On/Off-Highway Use

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, today launched a new Firestone all-position radial tire for on/off-highway use at the Mid-America Trucking Show. The introduction of this new Firestone tire demonstrates a commitment to supporting drivers and small fleet owners by creating innovative products that help improve operating costs. The Firestone FS820 is designed for steer, drive and trailer positions for on- and off-highway service and comes in three sizes.

"On- and off-highway use generates conditions where casing damage is a regular occurrence, and small businesses can't afford to have trucks out of operation," said Bert Jones, Manager, Product Marketing, TBR, Retread and OTR, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. "We've designed the FS820 with stone rejector platforms to protect belts from potential damage and the deep and wide tread provides excellent traction, increased wear life, and improved handling."

The Firestone FS820 All-Position Radial features:
  • A rugged five-rib design to combat stone retention for longer mileage and retreadability
  • All-steel casing construction and cap/base compounding to help resist cuts and improve durability and retreadability
  • Multiple zigzag gripping edges to help promote wet traction
  • Three sizes: 11R22.5 (16 PR), 11R24.5 (16 PR) – available now; and 315/80R22.5 (20 PR) – available later this year

To learn more about Firestone-brand commercial truck tires, visit www.firestonetrucktires.com.  

About Bridgestone Commercial Solutions :Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, provides tires and services for trucking, construction, mining, aggregates and industrial operations across the Americas. The division manufactures markets and sells medium and heavy duty truck tires for the original equipment and replacement markets in the United States and in Canada through Bridgestone Canada Inc. Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck tires are available through more than 2,500 dealers and truck stops across the U.S. and Canada. Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Mining offers products and services to the mining industry. In addition, through its Bandag brand, Bandag retreading dealers have access to industry-leading research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales expertise through approximately 1,600 point of sale locations in North America. This combination of new and retread product offering provides customers with total tire solutions.

SOURCE Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

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