Governor Haslam, Commissioner Hagerty Announce Hankook Tire Co., Ltd. to Locate First US Manufacturing Facility in Montgomery CountyMonday, October 14, 2013 | 03:00 pm
Top Global Tire Manufacturer to Invest $800 Million, Create 1,800 New Jobs in Clarksville
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Hankook Tire Co., Ltd. officials announced today the company will locate its first U.S. manufacturing facility at the Clarksville Corporate Business Park in Montgomery County. Hankook Tire, a worldwide manufacturer of superior quality and high performance radial tires, will invest $800 million in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and create 1,800 new jobs in Clarksville. The company is expected to break ground on the new plant by the end of 2014 and begin tire production by 2016.