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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After a construction period of more than a year, Hankook has now opened ‘Technotrac’, its own European test facility for winter tyres in Finland. With a development centre in Germany, high-end production and state-of-the-art indoor testing in Hungary, as well as its very own winter test facility in Finland, Hankook stands for an integrated approach in the field of tyre development and...

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- Hankook announced global sales revenues of KRW 1.61 trillion and an operating profit of KRW 239.8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 - Operating profit of 2016 grew 24.7% YoY, driven by successful premium OE supply and increased Ultra High Performance Tyre (UHPT) sales in major markets, especially in Europe and North America. ...

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Once again, this year Hankook Tyre UK will be exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show from 25th to 27th April in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre – the largest and most comprehensive road transport and commercial vehicle event in the UK. In Hall 5, Stand 5C60, the premium tyre maker will be presenting a comprehensive range of commercial vehicle tyres including the new all-season...

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Hankook Tire achieved sales revenues of KRW 1.657 trillion and an operating profit of KRW 297.1 billion in the third quarter of 2016....

Hankook at the AutoZum Salzburg 2017

Hankook at the Essen Motor Show 2016

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