Bridgestone Tyres: Unlocking the Potential of Smart Factories

Bridgestone Tyres: Unlocking the Potential of Smart Factories

Like much of the technological jargon, the term Smart Factory seems to be used in a variety of ways with multiple meanings to it. Asif unpacks how one famous brand, Bridgestone Tyres defines a Smart Factory and what it has been doing to spearhead digital transformation from the factory up.


Andy Warren, Senior Engineering Services Support Manager at Bridgestone Tyres Americas, discusses the potential behind Smart Factories, the challenges of the transformation process, and the lessons learned along the way.


Andy Warren, Senior Manager, Engineering Services Support

Andy Warren is a seasoned senior manager in Engineering Services Support at Bridgestone Americas. With a strong track record in overcoming challenging situations, he is specialised in efficient resource utilisation and has successfully led understaffed departments to achieve their goals. Andy's diligent work ethic has led to improved customer experiences and employee retention.

Andy is recognised as a leader in the Extended Realities (XR/VR/MR) field, particularly in design review and training applications. He also mentors teams to maximise the utilisation of CAD and advanced technologies.

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