Founded in 1960, the Kumho Tire Co., Inc. based in Seoul, South Korea, is one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers, with revenues in excess of two billion Euro. Each year it sells over 55 million tyres worldwide. With over 9,000 employees worldwide, Kumho primarily develops, manufactures and markets tyres for passenger cars, vans and trucks. It operates production facilities in Korea, China, Vietnam and the USA, maintains research and development centres in Korea, China, Europe and North America, and is an original equipment supplier to Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Fiat, MINI, Hyundai and Kia.
For several years Kumho has been a major supporter of top class football in Europe, and is currently the official tyre partner of the English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Bayer 04 Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga.