Hankook Tire opens a New R&D centre to “Lead the Future.”
The Hankook Technodome, the company’s new R&D centre in Daejeon, Korea has been positioned as a core instrument in the company’s global R&D infrastructure.
Within this high-tech facility, which boasts an optimized research environment, Hankook Tire plans to focus on securing original technology for the future of the brand’s mid to long term R&D plans, and to lead the latest tire technology and world class quality.
The R&D six-storey research building is attached to an eight-storey residence building equipped with employee accommodations including a fitness centre, medical clinics, a café, and a daycare.
The R&D facilities include a Driving Simulation system as well as a “Suspension Parameter Measuring Machine” to carry out virtual tests and record digital results.
“Hankook Technodome is equipped with the high tech facilities and the optimal work environment to strengthen our global competitiveness through innovation, while actively dealing with rapid changes in the business environment and delivering products optimized for various customers’ needs,” said Seung Hwa Suh, Vice Chairman and CEO of Hankook Tire.