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More Tires – More Jobs; Coming to Georgia?

April 15, 2013 5:15am (EDT)
South Korean Tire Manufacturer Hankook is Looking in Georgia for Possible Site
South Korean Tire Manufacturer Hankook is Looking in Georgia for Possible Site

Hankook Tire Company is considering Georgia as a location for a manufacturing plant in the U.S. It would be the company’s first U.S. plant.

According to a report in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, the South Korean-based Hankook is working with the Georgia Department of Economic Development to determine possible locations.

Georgia is currenlty a major tire producer state with companies including Cooper, Toyo, Pirelli, and Continental.

A Hankook manufacturing facility could bring another 500 jobs in the tire industry.

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