Bridgestone Thailand donates funds to hospitals and foundations to aid fight against Covid-19


(From left to right) khun Boonlert Kabootdee, Chairman of Labor Union Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd., Ms. Nundhaka Sarttrapai, Human Resource Director of Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. and Professor Dr. Surapon Nitikraipot, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Thammasat University Hospital

[Bangkok] (25 May 2021) - Bridgestone Thailand donates funds to purchase medical equipment and medical supplies and to support personnel and volunteers from all sectors to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds were presented to Thammasat University Hospital, for staffs and volunteers in Klong Toey community, Duang Prateep Foundation and for the SWAB Mobile Unit of King Mongkut's Hospital Foundation. Bridgestone pledges to stay together with the Thai people to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Given the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic is hitting Thailand, with a large number of confirmed cases, all sectors across the nation have to deal with this crisis with full force. We need to have the field hospital to provide the best support and care for the patients. As well as the need for medical equipment that is very necessary now. With this in mind, at Bridgestone Thailand, we have continued to support the medical operation. And this time we would like to take part in sending encouragement to staffs and volunteers in all sectors so that they can do their best in performing their duties with safety. In addition, we would like to send our hearts to all the Thai people to go through the COVID-19 crisis together.” said Ms. Nundhaka Sarttrapai, Human Resource Director of Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd.

(left) Mr. Thanarak Kanchanakhunthakul, Social Impact Department Manager of Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. and (right) Ms. Prateep Ungsongtham Hata Founder and Secretary General of the Duang Prateep Foundation

(left) Mr. Thanarak Kanchanakhunthakul, Social Impact Department Manager of Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. and (right) Assistant Professor Dr. Antika Sawadsri, the Dean of Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang

Bridgestone Thailand, along with its employees from 4 companies under Bridgestone Thailand which are Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd., Bridgestone Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Bridgestone A.C.T (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and TBSC Logistics Co., Ltd. donated money to support the purchase of COVID-19 protective equipment and PPE kits for Thammasat University Hospital in the amount of 219,750.50 baht, for staffs and volunteers in the Klong Toey community, Duang Prateep Foundation, amounted to 218,150.50 baht and donated funds for the SWAB Mobile Unit of the King Mongkut's Hospital Foundation for 115,651 baht, totaling 553,552 baht.

About Bridgestone in Thailand

Headquartered in Tokyo, Bridgestone Corporation is a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions. In Thailand, Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. (TBSC) is a leading manufacturer in the Thai automotive industry, while Bridgestone Sales (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (BSTL) is the exclusive importer & distributor, and supervises the marketing strategy for Bridgestone, Firestone and Dayton branded tires in Thailand.

Bridgestone is a brand trusted by its customers, dealers and business partners. It offers an extensive range of quality tires, carefully developed to suit local conditions and to deliver social value and customer value. Guided by its global corporate social responsibility commitment, Our Way to Serve, Bridgestone is dedicated to shaping a sustainable future of mobility and improving the way people move, live, work and play.

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