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Hankook Tire Acquires Digital Prototype Company

“The acquisition is in line with the company’s strategy to secure new growth engines by aggressively acquiring companies with advanced technology and design capabilities,” according to the report.

Nexen Wins Five Good Design Honors

Nexen Tire Corp. has won five awards from both the U.S. and Korean Good Design Awards programs. Nexen’s Roadian AT Pro RA8 won the Korean Institute of Design Promotion Award in the Lifestyle Vehicles category and the N’Fera SUR4 won the Korea Good Design Award. In the U.S. Good Design Award’s transportation category, the Roadian

Kumho Tire Union Goes on Strike

Unionized workers at Kumho Tire Co.’s South Korea plants went on strike Monday as a result of labor and management not adopting a wage peak system, Korean media reports. The workers started the eight-hour strike at 6:30 at three Kumho production facilities including the one in Gwangju, near Seoul. Local media said management is working

Kumho Tire Offers Memory Foam Pillows to Korean Customers

Kumho Tire is offering memory foam pillows to its Korean customers who purchase select passenger or truck tires between July 16 and Aug. 15, according to Business Korea. The offer is part of the tiremarker’s promo “Cool Summer.” Customers who purchase four Majesty SOLUS, Ecsta 4X II, City Venture APT, SUV CRUGEN Premium, or CRUGEN