NORTH AMERICA

1) Joliette, QC (Canada)*

2) Cuernavaca (Mexico)*

3) Monterrey (Mexico)

4) Russellville, AR (U.S.)

5) Bloomington, IL (U.S.)

6) Des Moines, IA (U.S.)*

7) Wilson, NC (U.S.)*

8) Aiken, SC (U.S.)

9) LaVergne, TN (U.S.)*

10) Warren, TN (U.S.)

SOUTH AMERICA

11) Buenos Aires (Argentina)*

12) Bahia (Brazil)

13) Sao Paulo (Brazil)*

14) San Jose (Costa Rica)*

15) Valencia (Venezuela)*

EUROPE

16) Bethune (France)*

17) Tatabanya (Hungary)

18) Bari (Italy)*

19) Poznan (Poland)

20) Stargard (Poland)

21) Bilbao (Spain)*

22) Puente San Miguel (Spain)*

23) Burgos (Spain)*

MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

24) Izmut (Turkey)

25) Brits (South Africa)*

26) Port Elizabeth (South Africa)*

ASIA

27) Huizhou (China)

28) Shenyang (China)

29) Tianjin (China)

30) Wuxi (China)

31) Indore (India)

32) Pune (India)

33) Bekasi (Indonesia)

34) Karawang (Indonesia)

35) Hsin-Chu (Taiwan)

36) Chonburi (Thailand)

37) Nong Khae (Thailand)

38) Rangsit (Thailand)

JAPAN

39) Amagi (Fukuoka)

40) Hikone (Shiga)

41) Hofu (Yamaguchi)

42) Kitakyushu (Fukuoka)

43) Kodaira (Tokyo)

44) Kurume (Fukuoka)

45) Nasushiobara-1 (Tochigi)

46) Nasushiobara-2 (Tochigi)

47) Shimonseki (Yamaguchi)

48) Tosu (Saga)

* Plants purchased from Firestone including the LaVergne, TN, plant that Bridgestone bought in 1983, five years before the acquisition. Of the 19 plants Bridgestone added in 1988, it subsequently closed the Decatur, IL, and Oklahoma City, OK, facilities in the U.S., and others in Mexico City and Alcoehete, Portugal.