Bridgestone Returns to CONEXPO With New VZT Construction Tire and OTR Integrated Technologies and Solutions

Bridgestone Returns to CONEXPO With New VZT Construction Tire and OTR Integrated Technologies and Solutions

Bridgestone is at CONEXPO at Booth W42745.

Bridgestone Americas showcases the latest products and solutions from its expansive OfftheRoad (OTR) construction and quarry portfolio at CONEXPOCON/AGG. Held every three years, CONEXPO is the largest construction trade show in North America connecting professionals from every major construction and quarry sector.

Bridgestone CONEXPO Booth

At CONEXPO 2023, Bridgestone highlights the three key pillars of its OTR business:

Intelligent Products: Bridgestone previews the new VZT construction tire as well as spotlight its full lineup of products, including the VMTD 3star quarry tire.

Integrated Technologies: As part of its full suite of mobility solutions, Bridgestone features IntelliTire, a remotehealth monitoring system, and Toolbox, an assettracking platform, as datadriven solutions that can help construction fleets drive greater efficiency for their operations.

BestinClass Service: Bridgestone’s industryleading dealer network, highly qualified solutions engineers, and comprehensive training programs all help improve tire performance and minimize downtime for operations.

Intelligent Products: Introducing the VZT

The new VZT 25’’ is the latest addition to Bridgestone’s construction tire lineup. Designed for loader and grader applications, the VZT enhances key performance attributes to help maximize productivity, boasting exceptional traction and durability while improving on its smooth, comfortable ride. The VZT‘s sidewall design provides enhanced cut resistance, enabling better total cost of ownership of the tire. The VZT will be available beginning in the first half of 2024 in five sizes: 17.5R25, 20.5R25, 23.5R25, 26.5R25, and 29.5R25. Bridgestone will manufacture the VZT in North America at the company’s Bloomington, Illinois OTR plant, as well as in facilities in Japan and Thailand to serve Bridgestone’s global customer base. Along with the VZT, Bridgestone OTR also presents other construction and quarry tires at CONEXPO, such as the VMTD 3star, VLT, VLTS, Firestone VersaBuilt All Purpose (AP), and the Firestone Duraforce MH.
Bridgetsone VZT Construction Tire

Integrated Technologies: Empower your products with IntelliTire, Toolbox

Bridgestone showcases its suite of Fleet Care mobility solutions for construction applications, focusing on IntelliTire and Toolbox. IntelliTire is a remotehealth monitoring system that uses internal or external stemmounted sensors to provide critical realtime data, such as tire inflation pressure and temperature, to continually monitor the health of each tire throughout its life cycle. Toolbox, a nextgeneration digital tire assessment and asset tracking platform, monitors a fleet’s tires to help customers make informed decisions and manage the life cycle of tires for increased efficiency and profitability. As part of Bridgestone Fleet Care, IntelliTire and Toolbox can help enable a more sustainable construction operation for customers. At CONEXPO, Bridgestone also shares ongoing
sustainability efforts within its OTR business, in alignment with the Bridgestone E8 Commitment.

BestinClass Service: Get the full Bridgestone experience

Dealer Network: Bridgestone’s robust dealer network supports its customers with
more than 2,500 authorized dealers across North America.

Solutions Engineering: CONEXPO attendees have the opportunity to learn more
about innovations that keep job sites moving from Bridgestone’s Solutions Engineering
team, who are wellversed in best practices, product recommendations and performance
tracking to drive customer uptime and improve operational efficiencies.

Training: Bridgestone experts also discuss a variety of different training modules
available to customers including online and inperson classes with gaming, videos, and
interactive quizzes. Bridgestone also offers training in the field at quarry, construction,
and mining job sites.

The Bridgestone OTR business and its presence at CONEXPO 2023 supports the company’s E8 Commitment, which consists of 8 Bridgestonelike values starting with the letter “E” (Energy, Ecology, Efficiency, Extension, Economy, Emotion, Ease, and Empowerment) to realize a sustainable society.