Hankook Honoured in “Strategic Partnership” category by Schmitz Cargobull
- - The first Schmitz Cargobull Supplier Day took place as part of the recent celebrations for Schmitz Cargobull’s 125-year anniversary. The trailer manufacturer honoured suppliers in a variety of categories during the event. Hankook was the only tyre maker to take home a prize.
Neu-Isenburg/Horstmar, Germany, October 11th 2017 – Premium tyre maker Hankook was honoured with the “Strategic Partnership” award at the trailer manufacturer's 125 year anniversary celebration. Hyun-Jun Cho, Vice President Global Product Planning and Dietmar Olbrich, Vice President Sales & Marketing for German-speaking markets, both representing the Hankook management, received the award from Schmitz Cargobull during the festivities in September. Hankook and Schmitz Cargobull have been involved in OEM business since 2013, which primarily concentrates on the European market.
Bernhard Schmitz (Deputy General Manager Purchasing) from Schmitz Cargobull highlighted during the celebration: “We are able to offer our clients optimum transport solutions through our long-term partnership with Hankook. For this reason, we’re especially happy to give this prize to Hankook. We look forward to many more joint projects together.”
Dietmar Olbrich commented “Thanks to our many joint ideas, our entrepreneurial spirit, and our innovative corporate cultures, Hankook and Schmitz Cargobull have a unique business relationship and partnership. We feel very honoured to receive this award from Europe's leading trailer manufacturer. This prize shows that Hankook has established itself as a key player in the truck market.”