Bridgestone to build carbon black plant in Mexico

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TOKYO, May 23 (Reuters) - Top Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone Corp. said on Tuesday it will invest about $81 million to build a carbon black plant in Mexico to meet expanding tyre output at its plants worldwide. Backed by health tyre demand, the Tokyo-based company has been shelling out billions of dollars to beef up its tyre manufacturing capacity globally as it aims to overtake French rival Michelin as the world's biggest tyre group. The new facility is scheduled to begin production of ...

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