The new business unit, Bridgestone Mining Solutions, combines all mining tire sales, service and sales engineering, as well as a select group of U.S. and Canadian stores, into one integrated structure. Shawn Rasey will lead the new organization as vice president, Bridgestone Mining Solutions.

“We are very excited to begin this new chapter with our mining tire business,” said Kurt Danielson, president, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. “The formation of Bridgestone Mining Solutions will allow us to enhance our mining offerings and be more responsive to our mining customers’ needs.”