Hankook Tire America Corp. has named Jim Sicking senior director of PCLT (passenger car light truck) sales. In his new role, Sicking will oversee all replacement tire sales at the company.
For Hankook Tire America Corp., 2017 saw the opening of its first North American production plant, the release of a made-in-USA tire and a sustained brand awareness campaign orchestrated from its new headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
Laufenn -- not the Hankook brand -- took center stage at the 2017 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show in Las Vegas. The brand and its five lines were on display at the Global Tire Expo, which runs in conjunction with and as part of the SEMA Show through Friday, Nov. 3, in Las Vegas.
Tire production has begun at Hankook Tire America Corp.'s first manufacturing site in the U.S., giving the company the green light to join the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).