Bridgestone

Definition : named after its founder Shojiro Ishibashi, Ishibashi means “stone bridge”
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What does Bridgestone mean?

Bridgestone is a multinational rubber conglomerate founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan. The name Bridgestone comes from a calque translation of the surname Ishibashi, meaning “stone bridge” or “bridge of stone” in Japanese.