Nexen Tire Hosts 2020 Purple Summit Manchester for Key Business Partners around the Globe

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Nexen Tire celebrates strong business performance and shares vision with its closest partners at the 2020 PURPLE SUMMIT, held in Manchester, UK SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global tire manufacturer Nexen Tire announced today that it has successfully hosted ‘2020…

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Nexen Tire selects retired Army Sgt as recipient of Hero Jeep Wrangler

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Nexen Tire has announced retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Ken Cates the recipient of the 2019 Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler as part of the Nexen Hero III Campaign.

Cates is the third veteran selected to receive a custom vehicle built by Nexen Tire as part of its commitment to honor the nation’s heroes. The Nexen Hero III program builds on the success of the last two campaigns which honored a well-deserving veteran. The second campaign took place earlier this year and named retired Army Master Sgt.

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Nexen Tire Donations To Help US Military Veterans Earn Scholarships For Higher Education

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Nexen Tire America, Inc. is expanding its commitment as part of the Nexen Hero III Program, which aims to bring additional awareness to countless U.S. military veterans who are in need of assistance. Each year, millions of disability and educational benefits claims are filed with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and with the sheer volume of submissions, some can get delayed for extended periods. Retired Army Cpt.

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Gallery: Nexen Tire Tech Center Grand Opening

Nexen Tire America celebrated the grand opening of its Tech Center in Richfield, Ohio, on Wednesday, capping off a banner year for the South Korean tiremaker.

The company opened its Nexen University R&D center in Seoul in April, its manufacturing facility in the Czech Republic in August, cut the ribbon on another tech center in Germany in September, and finally commemorated the opening of its state-of-the-art North American Tech Center on Wednesday.

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Nexen Tires Debuts Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon At SEMA

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Nexen Tire America, Inc. a worldwide leader in high-performance, passenger, SUV / light truck and winter tires, has brought the Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to the 2019 SEMA Show to highlight the build details of the off-road ready rig which will be given away to a well-deserving U.S. military veteran during the week of Dec. 16 as part of the Nexen Hero III program. The Nexen Hero Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, in Booth No.

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Nexen Tire announces third installment of its Nexen Hero campaign

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Nexen Tire and Purple Heart Foundation have partnered again for the third installment of its Hero campaign dubbed ‘Nexen Hero III.”

Nexen Tire and The Purple Heart Foundation collaborate to invite veterans from all branches of the U.S. armed forces be nominated for a chance to receive a custom 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4×4, equipped with 37-inch Nexen Roadian MTX Xtreme off-road tires.

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Nexen Tire Unveils Its New Europe Plant in Czech Republic

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The ceremony was held on August 28 under the slogan “The New Wave for the Future”, ushering in the new era of Global Nexen.

Travis Kang, the Global CEO of Nexen Tire, Petr Ocko, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Oldrich Bubenicek, Governor of the Usti nad Labem Region, Zdenka Hamousova, Mayor of Zatec, Moon Seoung-hyun, Korean Ambassador to the Czech Republic, core OE and RE figures, business partners, local press, construction staff and employees, were among the more than 300 guests who attended the event. The completion of the company’s four major R&D …

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Michael Haupt to head Nexen’s OE tyre development

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South Korea tyremaker Nexen Tire has appointed Michael Haupt as the head of ‘Premium OE’ business sector at the recently-opened Nexen Central Research Institute (Nexen univerCITY). He was former tyre development specialist at Porsche. Haupt will be responsible for creating premium tyres for OEM customers.

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Nexen set to officially open European tire plant

Seoul – Nexen Tire will hold an official opening ceremony for its new Europe manufacturing plant in Zatec, the Czech Republic, on 28 Aug, the South Korean tire maker has announced.

Petr Očko, the Czech deputy minister of industry and trade; Byung-Joong Kang, the chairman and Travis Kang, the global CEO of Nexen Tire will attend the ceremony, Nexen said…

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Opening of Czech plant signals start of ‘New Wave’ for Nexen

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ZATEC, Czech Republic—The start of production this year at Nexen’s $1 billion plant in Zatec is a big part of the Korean company’s “New Wave for the Future” global expansion strategy.

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