Hankook ready to give go-ahead for US tyre factory

ERJ staff report (R&PN)

Las Vegas Nevada -South Korea’s Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is planning its first tyre plant in the US, with it expected to start production before the end of 2015.

Hankook Tire America Corp., the South Korean tyre maker’s US sales company, has narrowed its search for a North American facility to sites in the US but hasn’t selected the specific state, company executives said during an interview at the 2012 SEMA Show, Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.

“Our prediction is…

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