SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Jan. 9, 2009) — Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. has opened a warehouse in South Brunswick to serve customers in New England and along the upper Eastern Seaboard.
The 150,000-sq.-ft. facility, the firm's sixth in the U.S. and first in the Northeast, can warehouse up to 225,000 tires, Kumho said.
Kumho will serve distribution and dealer partners in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, eastern New York and Pennsylvania from the facility.
“Kumho Tires is committed to meeting the distribution, inventory and sales needs of our dealer partners,” said Sae-chul Oh, President and CEO of Kumho Tire Co. Inc. “The opening of our (new) facility supports our aggressive growth strategy to become one of the top five global tire makers.”
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based Kumho Tire U.S.A is the U.S. distribution arm of South Korea's Kumho Tire Co. It operates distribution facilites in Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, Dallas and Rancho Cucamonga.