The brand KUMHO (formerly known as “Samyang tire”) produces tires since 1960. It was founded in South Korea its headquarters are situated in the city of Gwangju. The word KUMHO in Korean means bright lake. Korean manufacturer produces over 68 million tires annually, primarily for cars, vans, trucks and Formula 1. In 2014,the company won for the third time the Red Dot Award. KUMHO supports a variety of automotive sporting events. KUMHO employs over 5,000 employees worldwide. The products of KUMHO TYRES are available in more than 180 countries around the World. KUMHO is also the official tire supplier of the International Formula Racing Series Auto Gp. In 2007 company received the platinum partner status of the English football club Manchester United and since then, KUMHO is the official sponsor of the club.