Hankook Profits Grew in 2005 (Akron/Tire Review) Hankook Tire Co.’s net profit grew by more than one-quarter in 2005 from the year before, according to the Korean newspaper JoongAng Daily. Advertisement ByTire Review Staff on January 18, 2006 The newspaper reported that the tiremaker’s earnings rose jumped 27.7%, to $213.6 million, and sales were up 8.7%.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Hankook expects sales to be up 7.1% in 2006, the newspaper reported. Advertisement In this article: Click to comment News: Epicor ISE Offers Access to TireConnect by Bridgestone News: New SEMA Garage Planned in Michigan News: Apollo Enters North American Commercial Tire Market Video: Video: Fuel Levels and Alignment Angles Advertisement WEBINARS Watch a webinar for free on-demand! PODCASTS Listen to the latest episode on "What's Treading". SUBSCRIBE Get the latest news in Tire Review World Tire Report.