Big wheels name Nexen as nation’s top tire makerNexen Tire said yesterday it has been honored by the Korea CEO Association as the best company in the tire industry. This is the second straight time the nation’s third-largest tire maker won the award.
The company said it received high marks for business growth and profitability as well as brand value. Nexen Tire last year was selected as best job creator by the Ministry of Employment and Labor and it hasn’t had a labor dispute for 21 years. The company is set to invest 1.5 trillion won by 2018 to expand its plant in Changnyeong, South Gyeongsang.