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Kumho Says It Will Build New DC in Georgia

(Akron/Tire Review) Kumho Tire USA Inc. formally announced that it is indeed building a new distribution center in the Atlanta area.

The 410,000-square foot facility will be located in McDonough, Ga., and is expected to be completed by next February.

The new distribution center will serve all Kumho dealers in the southeastern U.S., and will also serve as a hub to distribute tires to Kumho’s existing warehouses in Columbus, Ohio, and Chicago, said the company.

“We will ship tires directly from our plants in South Korea and China to our new facility in Atlanta,” said David Hudrlik, Kumho’s vice president of sales and marketing. “Previously, we shipped tires from our plants to our California warehouse, and from there on to Atlanta, Chicago and Columbus. With more space in Atlanta, we’ll be able to ship directly there and use the facility as a hub to get tires to our other warehouses and our customers. This new warehouse will help us meet the demands of the marketplace and shorten the time it takes to get products to our customers.”

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