Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, has increased prices on its Firestone, Dayton, and Bandag brand products up to 6%.
Effective June 1, 2010, Firestone brand, as well as Dayton brand, truck and bus radial tire base prices will increase up to 6% in the United States.
Effective May 1, 2010, Bandag retread material prices have increased up to 6% in the United States.
“Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions continues to look for ways to balance costs and continue to deliver a premium package of value to our dealer and fleet customers. Today, however, we have reached a point where we must increase prices due to the unrelenting escalation of costs outside of our control for energy, fuel, and raw materials,” said Kurt Danielson, vice-president–sales and marketing, BBTS.