Bridgestone may restart plant hit by fire by Sunday

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TOKYO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Bridgestone Corp , Japan's biggest tyre maker, said on Friday that it had begun preparations to restart, probably over the weekend, production at a plant north of Tokyo that was shut down after a fire this month. Bridgestone's Tochigi plant, which accounts for 13 percent of its production, has been shut down since the fire on September 8. Setsuko Ozaki, a spokeswoman for Bridgestone, said the company began checking machinery at the factory to prepare for a ...

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