Hankook joins RubberNetwork.com

April 26, 2001

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. has become the ninth tire manufacturer to join RubberNetwork.com LLC.

The on-line tire and rubber industry purchasing and procurement marketplace added Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. to its roster in March. Yokohama Rubber Co. joined it the month before.

RubberNetwork.com also includes Continental AG, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Groupe Michelin, Pirelli SpA and Sumitomo Rubber Industries.

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. is the parent company of Hankook Tire America Corp.