About Hankook Tire

Hankook Tire is one of the global top 5 companies in the mass production of tyres and manufactures innovative, award winning radial tyres of proven superior quality for passenger cars, light trucks, SUVs, RVs, trucks, and buses as well as motorsports (circuit racing/rallies).

Aspiring to bring consumers the utmost excellence in product quality, technological excellence and driving satisfaction, Hankook Tire continuously invests in research and development maintaining five R&D centres and seven production facilities around the world. Bespoke tyre solutions for the European markets as well as European Original Equipment according to the requirements of leading premium car manufacturers, are developed in the company’s regional Technical Centre in Hanover/Germany. Production for the European region is taking place in the state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Rácalmás/Hungary which was inaugurated in June 2007 and is continuously being expanded. Currently more than 3,000 employees produce up to 19 million tyres a year for passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks.

Hankook Tire’s European headquarters are located in Neu-Isenburg near Frankfurt am Main in Germany. The manufacturer operates further branches in Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Hungary, Czech Republic, Russia, Turkey, Sweden and Poland. Hankook products are sold directly through regional distributors in other local markets. Hankook Tire employs more than 22,000 people worldwide and are selling their products in over 180 countries. Internationally leading car manufacturers rely on tyres made by Hankook for their original equipment. Approximately 30 percent of the company's global sales are generated within the European and CIS-Region.

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On Wednesday evening the UEFA Europa League Final was played on the pitch of Friends Arena, Stockholm, with a capacity crowd of 50,000 watching the match. The Man of the Match trophy, presented by Hankook Tire, was awarded to Ander Herrera in the press conference after this season’s grand final....

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Hankook Tire announced global sales revenues of KRW 1.639 trillion in sales. Ultra High Performance Tire (UHPT) sales accounted for 36.7% of total sales, marking a 1.4% increase in comparison to the same period last year. The company will continue to strengthen its premium brand value by expanding sales of UHPT and larger size tires starting from 17-inch....

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Hankook Tire starts their online competition to raffle tickets to the 2017 UEFA Europa LeagueTM final match in Stockholm at https://hankook.stockholm-showdown.com, as well as for the Hankook Fans’ Final, following last years’ successful campaign. Participants can try their luck until May 10th – the winners will see the game live in Friends Arena at Stockholm, Sweden. ...

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