NASHVILLE — Bridgestone Americas Inc. said it is getting its systems back online "in a safe and secure manner" as it continues to investigate a security breach in its network during the early morning of Feb. 27.
In a statement issued mid-day on March 3, Bridgestone said that in the previous 24 hours, key internal systems had been restored at all manufacturing sites so that production may resume, "but it will take some additional partial production days to securely ramp up to full production."
The Nashville-based subsidiary of Japan's Bridgestone Corp. said it is "prioritizing getting our ordering, shipping and invoicing systems safely back online. We're also resuming direct shipments to customers from our distribution centers and warehouses."
Bridgestone said it is "continuing to execute our robust business continuity plans and established governance process to do everything we can to minimize impact to our customers and teammates.
"We will continue to work diligently to restart all operations efficiently and safely and to address any issues that may affect our operations, our data, our teammates and our customers."
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