Established in 1942 under the name, Heung-A Tire Company, Nexen Tire Co. have served the tyre industry for the past 71 years and were recognised in 1956 as the first Korean tire company.
In 1985, they dedicated their facility in Yangsan, Korea, to the production of radial tires. In an effort to reflect their dedication to quality and continued leadership, their company name was changed in 2000 from Woosung Tire to Nexen Tire Corporation. The name Nexen is a combination of two future-oriented words; next and century.
Nexen Tire strive to ensure constant improvement and restructuring to sustain growth and anticipate market demand.