Bridgestone Receives Labor Relations & Welfare Award 2014 for the 9th Consecutive Year for Rangsit Plant and 8th Consecutive Year for Nongkhae Plant
Aug 20, 2014
Bangkok (August 20th, 2014) – Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. received the “Labor Relations & Welfare Award” for the 9th consecutive year for its Rangsit Plant and 8th consecutive year for its Nongkhae Plant this year. At the ceremony, Thai Bridgestone, represented by Mr. Natakorn Ruchanavirach, Rangsit Plant Manager, Mr. Unnop Vongcharoensatit, Nongkhae Plant Manager, Mr. Boonlert Kabootdee, Chairman of Labor Union and Mr. Mardsathan Prakhong, Vice Chairman of Labor Union Thai Bridgestone received the award from Mr. Jeerasak Sukonthachart, Secretary General of Ministry of Labor (MOL). The award ceremony was held on August 20th, 2014 at IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok.
The annual award, established by Thailand’s Ministry of Labor to improve workplace environments, is presented to companies that operate outstanding employment systems. Companies awarded are believed to have favorable relations among the management, labor unions and employees, as well as a strong employee welfare system.
On the basis of mutual trust between the management and labor, Thai Bridgestone cultivates its labor-management relationships by placing utmost importance on thoroughgoing communication. This reward reflects our firm daily relationship, and with this honorable award, the Company, together with the labor union, would like to strengthen our labor-management relationships, to etch in our minds the social mission that we must carry out as a member of Thai society, and to continue to contribute to Thai society through our business activities.
Bridgestone Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, is the world’s largest tire and rubber company. In addition to tires for use in a wide variety of applications, it also manufactures a broad range of diversified products, which include industrial rubber and chemical products and supporting goods. Its products are sold in over 150 nations and territories around the world.
In Thailand, Bridgestone has managed to achieve sustainable growth and success through great confidence from end-users, dealers, and automotive manufacturers since its establishment 45 years ago. Through our history, the company has shown great determination to research, invent, and create excellent products that are suitable for domestic use. Additionally, together with well selected raw materials, state-of-the-art production facilities and machines, and highest standard of quality control, these enable Bridgestone to journey on the same path with the corporate mission-“Serving Society with Superior Quality”.