It will bring daily production to 35,000 tires by 2018. The plant was the first Bridgestone facility to produce run-flat tires. The company said it began producing its DriveGuard run-flat tires in 2016.
"This total investment reflects Bridgestone's global commitment to meeting marketplace demands, increasing capacity and utilizing innovative manufacturing processes," Plant Manager Michael Darr said in a statement. "These are investments not only in the customers of Bridgestone products but also in our local community and in our team members."
Bridgestone Tires Americas is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan-based Bridgestone Corp.