Hankook Tire Malaysia on MalaysiaBizAdvisory
Korea’s First, Best, and Largest Tire Manufacturer
Hankook Tire’s history is the history of Korea’s tire industry. Ever since it launched in 1941 as Korea’s very first tire manufacturer it has paved the way for domestic tire companies for seventy long years. In 2010, Hankook Tire was the largest automobile tire manufacturer with a sales volume ranking as first in the Korean market. No. 7 in sales for five consecutive years on the international level.
In January 2011 US magazine Modern Tire Dealer conducted a survey on tire manufacturer sales in 2010. Hankook Tire came in seventh place on the chart for five consecutive years from 2006 to 2010. Hankook Tire has increased its overall sales by an average of 13.9% per annum for the last ten years. This proves the company’s potential in the future. Over 80% of Hankook Tire’s sales are derived from overseas markets. There are four local headquarters and twenty-seven local branches throughout the world. Each office serves as a connecting point in Hankook Tire’s global network. Now we export quality tires to over 180 countries. Hankook Tire’s growth is based on cutting edge technology and an international manufacturing system. Powered by five R&D centers and five major tire manufacturing plants in three countries Hankook Tire quickly delivers the tires that fulfill our clients’ needs. With new plants under construction in China and Indonesia we are determined to keep our place as a “Leading Global Tire Company.” For more information on Hankook Tire, please log on to www.global.hankooktire.com