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Kumho Names Jung Global CEO and President

Il Taik Jung is the new CEO and president of Kumho Tire, the parent company of Kumho Tire USA Inc. Jung has held previous leadership positions at Kumho, including vice president of the tire manufacturer's research and development division.


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Kumho to Add Passenger Tire Capacity at U.S. Plant

Expansion Effort Will Be Completed by 4Q 2022

Production capacity at Kumho Tire USA Inc.'s consumer tire manufacturing plant in Macon, Ga., will increase by an additional 500,000 units per year as part of an expansion initiative that is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2022.


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Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

Truck Tire Market: Mid-Year Report -- Tiremakers Discuss Impact of COVID-19, When Recovery Will Begin

The U.S. truck tire market looked much different at the end of last year than it does now. Through the end of 2019, 18.7 million medium truck tires had been shipped through the replacement downward trajectory, but numbers were still at respectable levels. And tonnage was increasing, albeit slightly. Then, not too long later, COVID-19 hit. And to say that things have not been the same since is an understatement.
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