Hankook Tire Receives Blue Bird Corporation 2013 Outstanding Supplier Award
School Bus Manufacturer Recognizes Hankook For Its Valuable OE Partnership
WAYNE, N.J., December 2, 2013 - Hankook Tire, the seventh-largest and one of the fastest growing tire companies in the world, today announced it has been recognized by the Blue Bird Corporation as a recipient of its 2013 Outstanding Supplier Award in the polymer category. The award highlights Hankook’s efforts as an original equipment tire supplier for Blue Bird’s line of school buses.
An original equipment partner with Blue Bird since 2012, Hankook provides its AH12 steer position and Z35A drive position bus tires as original equipment fitments for the companies world class school busses. Hankook received this award in its first year of being a supplier to Blue Bird Bus.
“Being recognized by Blue Bird as an Outstanding Supplier highlights our dedication to exceptional product quality and service” said Brian Sheehey, Director, Commercial Tires, Hankook Tire America Corp. “We appreciate this award and what it says about our commitment to not only our original equipment manufacturing partners, but our bus customers as well.”
Hankook has been steadily expanding its portfolio of OE tire supply to premium automakers, light truck, and commercial truck manufacturers. The company currently offers 19 truck tire models providing coverage for all truck and bus tire service applications and are available at more than 900 servicing commercial tire dealer locations in the United States
Image: 2013 Blue Bird Outstanding Supplier Award presented to Hankook Tire America Corp.
About Hankook Tire America Corp.
Hankook Tire America Corp. is a growing leader in the U.S. tire market, leveraging investments in technology, manufacturing and marketing to deliver high quality, reliable products that are better for consumers and the environment. Headquartered in Wayne, N.J., Hankook Tire America Corp. markets and distributes a complete line of high performance and ultra-high performance passenger tires, light truck, SUV tires, as well as medium truck and bus tires in the United States.