Tech International Adds a Consumer Brand

A Johnstown, Ohio-based manufacturer of professional tire repair materials has ventured into consumer products. Tech International (Johnstown) LLC’s new Tech Outdoors brand is focused on off-road power sports.


Monro's 2Q Sales Performance Was Up and Down

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. posted net income of $17.5 million on net sales of $248.6 million for its second quarter ended Sept. 24, 2016. That compares to income of more than $18.8 million on sales of $239.1 million for the same period last year.


Michelin's 3Q Sales Drop 2.4%

Groupe Michelin posted net sales of nearly 5.2 billion euros for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. That compares to sales of 5.3 billion euros for the same period last year.

Seung Bin Lim says truck tires will be Hankook's next focus as it continues its efforts to be a tier 1 tire company.

What Comes Next for Hankook?

A day after unveiling its new R&D Center in Daejeon, Korea, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.  already has made clear its next focus.

"I believe the new Hankook Technodome will be a great foundation to lead the future of tire technology," said Hankook Vice Chairman and CEO Seung Hwa Suh.

Hankook's New Technodome: The Future of R&D Is Now

With more than 1 million square feet of floor space, a six-story R&D building and an eight-story residence building, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.'s new Research and Development Center is an impressive structure. Hankook even has a name for it: the Technodome.

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