WASHINGTON—Hankook Tire America Corp. has joined the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association as its 11th domestic tire manufacturing member, the association said.
With the recent opening of its tire manufacturing facility in Clarksville, Tenn., Hankook became eligible for USTMA membership, according to an Oct. 4 press release. Hankook's U.S. headquarters are in Nashville, the USTMA said.
USTMA President and CEO Anne Forristall Luke said the organization is excited to have Hankook as a member.
"Hankook's investment in the United States is a testament to opportunities for growth and prosperity in the U.S. tire manufacturing industry," Luke said.