The Kumho Tyre Company, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, was founded in 1960 and is today one of the leading tyre manufacturers in the world, selling more than 60 million tyres with an annual turnover of over two billion Euros.
With more than 10,000 employees around the world, Kumho develops, produces and distributes tyres mainly for cars, SUVs, vans and heavy goods vehicles. It has factories in Korea, China, Vietnam and the USA and R&D centres in Korea, China, Europe and North America. Kumho tyres are fitted as original equipment across the globe to car manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Mini, Volkswagen, Fiat, Seat and Škoda, as well as the two Korean car brands Hyundai and Kia.
For years Kumho has sponsored prestigious Football Clubs in Europe. Kumho is an official tyre partner of Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Germany, Tottenham Hotspur in England, FK Mladá Boleslav in Czech Republic and BSC Young Boys in Switzerland.