The Carmon Group Places Mark Brandley as Technical Business Leader within Bridgestone Americas Firestone Fibers & Textiles Division

Cleveland, OH (March 23, 2018) – The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Mark Brandley has joined the Firestone Fibers & Textiles (FSFT) division within Bridgestone Americas as the company’s Technical Business Leader. Mark will be directly responsible for the technical roadmap, management and development of FSFT’s advanced composites product portfolio.

Prior to joining the company, Mark was employed with Plasan Carbon Composites where he was responsible for spearheading advanced development and product engineering activities within the organization. Mark obtained his undergraduate degree with a major in Manufacturing Engineering Technology coupled with his Masters degree in Technology / Manufacturing Systems from Brigham Young University.

About Bridgestone Americas, Inc ( Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the company develops, manufactures, and markets a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone, and associated brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumer, automotive, and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The Firestone Fibers & Textiles (FSFT) division is a leader in the development and manufacture of tire cord, industrial textile products, and composite products. Many of the proprietary processes and unique manufacturing procedures developed by FSFT contribute to the high-quality fibers and fabrics used by leading companies on a global basis. The Bridgestone Americas family of enterprises includes more than 55,000 employees across the region to include manufacturing and business subsidiaries located in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica and Mexico, with additional sales representation throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

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