Hankook Tyre America joins USTMA.
The US Tyre Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has announced Hankook Tyre America has joined the organization. Tyre manufacturers that produce tyres in the US are eligible for USTMA membership. Hankook recently began tyre production at its new Clarksville, Tennessee facility and the company’s US headquarters is in Nashville.
Anne Forristall Luke, USTMA president and CEO, said: “We are excited to have Hankook join the ranks of our organization. Hankook’s investment in the United States is a testament to opportunities for growth and prosperity in the US tyre manufacturing industry. The local and state economy also will see great benefit in jobs, economic output and community involvement that are hallmarks of our industry’s footprint.”
Hosung Suh, Hankook Tyre America president, commented: “We are looking forward to participation in the USTMA as a full tyre manufacturer member. We appreciate the opportunity to add our voice to the US tyre manufacturing community through the USTMA and look forward to working with the organization to strengthen our industry.” The organization’s members include Bridgestone Americas, Continental Tyre the Americas, Cooper Tyre and Rubber, Goodyear Tyre and Rubber, Hankook Tyre America, Kumho Tyre USA, Michelin North America, Pirelli Tyre North America, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Toyo Tyre Holdings of Americas, and Yokohama Tyre.