Bridgestone UK is a part of Bridgestone Corporation which is a multinational company started in the year 1931 by Shoshi Arakawa, Masaaki Tsuya. The company designs, manufactures and sells tyres for passenger cars, trucks, buses, aircraft etc. The first tire of the company produced in the year 1930 named named as “Tabi” and it is the first company to sell rayon cord tires. During the year 1953 the company surpassed the revenue figures of 10 billion Yen taking it to the top position in Japan. Its a public listed company and its shares are listed in stock exchange in the year 1961. Its production facilities are also established in Thailand, India, Poland, China, United States etc.