BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE OFF ROAD TIRE COMPANY AWARDED GOLD FOR TOP SUPPLIER

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October 24, 2007




NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 23, 2007) For the seventh year in a row, Bridgestone Firestone Off Road Tire Company (BFOR), a division of Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT), has received a supplier award from Vulcan Materials Company. Vulcan bestows this honor annually on those of its alliance suppliers rated highest by Vulcan employees at more than 300 production facilities across the nation.

For its dedication to high standards, BFOR was awarded the 2006 Gold Alliance Supplier Award. Russ King, Manager Corporate Accounts, and Danny Pierce, Corporate Account Manager, accepted the award on behalf of BFOR during a recognition ceremony held Monday, March 5, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

To be singled out as one of Vulcan™s top suppliers for seven straight years is truly an honor,” said Shawn Rasey, Executive Director, BFOR. This award is a testament to the hard-working people that make up Bridgestone Firestone and the quality tires we produce day in and day out. We are extremely proud to be recognized by the people with whom we do business on a daily basis.”

BFOR supplies Bridgestone and Firestone branded quarry and support tires for Vulcan operations and also supports Vulcan with the TreadStat Tire and Rim Management System. To learn more about this innovative software system visit www.bfor.com.

Based in Birmingham, Ala., Vulcan leads the nation in the production of construction aggregates like crushed stone, sand and gravel. Every year, it ranks suppliers based on employee feedback in five categories: Product, Service, Business, Support and Value. Bridgestone Firestone rated high in all categories, with its highest score for product” and second highest for service.”

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