Hankook Tire Hosts DAV Honorees at 2018 MLB All-Star Game

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Master Sergeant Jeff Johnson and Captain Jonathan Moak have at least two things in common: First, they’re avid baseball fans. Second – and more importantly – they serve in the United States military.

Hankook Tire America Corp., the Official Tire of Major League Baseball, thanked Johnson and Moak for their service by hosting them as honored guests at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard on Tuesday, July 17 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.

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Welcome Toyo Tires New Proxes Sport Max Performance Summer Tire to the U.S. Market

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Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.has launched the all-new Proxes Sport max performance summer tire, now available in the United States.

The Proxes Sport creates a greater connection to the road with improved contact, improved grip and improved handling, Toyo says. The combination of proprietary Nano Balance Technology with a unique tread design delivers these enhancements in wet and dry conditions.

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Hankook Tire Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award From Groupe Renault

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Hankook Tire received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Award ceremony.

Groupe Renault holds the Supplier Award ceremony annually to award its global partners for their most notable value. This year, it awarded 12 enterprises in five sectors: best service, design, innovation, purchasing sustainability and quality.

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Hankook Tire Expands Partnership with DAV

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Hankook Tire America Corp. continues to support the veteran community, expanding its commitment to DAV (Disabled American Veterans). DAV provides free services to veterans of all generations where they live. In the fourth year of its partnership with DAV, Hankook is donating $175,000 to increase its support of DAV’s Mobile Service Office (MSO) program and award a new vehicle to help veterans in the company’s hometown of Nashville get to and from their medical appointments.

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Hankook acquiring Germany distributor Reifen-Mueller

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Seoul – Hankook Tire is buying 100% shares of German independent tire distributor Reifen-Mueller in a bid to strengthen its global distribution system.

The South Korean company announced 4 July that the acquisition will include Reifen-Mueller’s sales distribution affiliate company, ‘Reifen-Mueller KG’, as well its retreading business ‘Reifen-Mueller GmbH & Co. Runderneuerungswerk KG’.

The transaction amount was not disclosed.

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Hankook Tire Partners with ARLANXEO

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Hankook Tire and ARLANXEO agree on R&D partnership to develop new synthetic rubber grades and technologies for premium-performance tires.

Hankook Tire signed a second memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ARLANXEO, the world’s largest synthetic rubber producer, to co-develop synthetic rubber technologies for high-performance tires.

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Hankook Tire 2018 Great Hit Promotion Begins

Hankook, the official tire of Major League Baseball, is providing consumers with a “home run offer” this spring and summer. Consumers who purchase four qualifying Hankook passenger or light truck tires from an authorized Hankook dealer between May 21 and July 13, 2018, are eligible for an online or mail-in rebate of $50. Consumers can submit their rebate forms online at www.hankooktirerebates.com.

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Hankook Tire Acquires Digital Prototype Company

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According to Business Korea, Hankook Tire has acquired a 75% share of Model Solution, a Korea-based advanced digital prototype solution company, for an estimated $62 million USD.

“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.

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Hankook Tire announces MLB Partnership

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Hankook Tire and Major League Baseball (MLB) have announced a new multi-year sponsorship in the United States and Korea.

The new partnership aims to showcase Hankook Tire across Baseball’s media assets including MLB Network, digital platforms such as MLB.com & social media, and MLB ballparks during Jewel Events like the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard and Postseason.

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Hankook Tire Releases New Kinergy ST Passenger Tire

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Hankook Tire America is expanding its passenger tire segment with the release of its Kinergy ST (H735), a standard touring all-season tire designed for long tread life and smooth handling.

The Kingery ST features a Dual-Filler system that helps ensure low rolling resistance for better tread life and offers well-balanced dry and wet handling performance.

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