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One of Nashville’s largest companies will be prominently linked with this year’s winter Olympics, which open Friday night. Bridgestone, which has its American headquarters downtown, is one of 13 official Olympic partners.

Bridgestone Americas

Bridgestone’s purchase of the struggling Pep Boys auto store chain almost certainly means job growth for Nashville, where Bridgestone Americas is based. The $835 million deal would likely result in the relocation of the Pep Boys headquarters, which is in Philadelphia.

Bridgestone Americas

Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas is a step closer to having vehicles rolling on domestically-produced natural rubber. The company is cultivating its own alternative to the rubber tree: a desert shrub found in the American Southwest.