NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 13, 2002) — Bridgestone/Firestone Off Road Tire Co. (BFOR), a division of Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire L.L.C., has been named manufacturer of the year by Peter Kiewit Sons' Inc. Kiewit, one of North America's largest construction and mining companies, chose BFS from the 400 companies with which Kiewit does business.
“We are proud to receive this impressive award from such a well-respected and well-established company,” BFOR President Manny Cicero said. “Our goal is excellence in all areas of manufacturing, and it's especially gratifying to be recognized by a company that values the same core principles. It's an honor to design, support and supply quality tires in a timely manner to Kiewit.”
Kiewit's award recognizes manufacturers or dealers who best contributed to the overall business improvement.