2019 marks 50 years of retread manufacturing at the Bandag plant in Oxford, North Carolina.
Bridgestone’s Bandag retread manufacturing plant in Oxford, North Carolina is celebrating 50 years of production as of Sept. 26, 2019. Bandag is Bridgestone’s business unit dedicated to the research, development and manufacturing of premium retread tires.
The 225,000-square-foot facility and 135,000-square-foot warehouse are home to the company’s top-of-the-line production equipment, used to engineer precured rubber tread, cushion and chemical materials that are used in the retreading process.
“We are excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of manufacturing and operations at the Bandag plant in Oxford,” said Eric Higgs, President, Truck, Bus and Retread Tires, U.S. and Canada, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. “This achievement is a testament to the dedication of our employees in Oxford and their continued commitment to making mobility more efficient for commercial customers.”