Bridgestone Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing tires and diversified products. The Company operates through two segments: Tires and Diversified Products. The Company's Tires segment offers tires for passenger cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, construction and mining vehicles, aircraft, and motor cycles, as well as tubes, wheels and related accessories. The Tires segment also includes the retreading business, and automotive maintenance services. The Company's Diversified Products segment offers various categories of products, including chemical products, industrial products, automotive components, construction materials, electronic equipment, sporting goods and bicycles. Many of these products are made from rubber or rubber-derived materials. The Company has over 170 manufacturing plants in approximately 30 countries around the world. It sells products in over 150 countries across the world.