Tokyo (May 31, 2006) — Bridgestone Corp. is donating $177,500 to support relief efforts for the May 27 earthquake on Indonesia´s Java island.
The contributions reflect Bridgestone's longstanding commitment to Indonesia, the company said.
Bridgestone operates two tire plants in Indonesia—Bekasi and Karawang—and owns two rubber plantations, on Kalimantan and Sumatra. The activities employ more than 8,000.
The company made the donation through the Japan Red Cross.