Hankook on schedule despite delays

Officials with Hankook Synthetics say their $1.2 billion...businessman acting as interim president of Hankook's American subsidiary, said the company...sophisticated plant." Andreas Plage, Hankook's corporate executive engineer, said...

Added Hankook cost is small

South Korean polyester maker Hankook Synthetics Inc. won millions of dollars...final tab can't be determined until Hankook's international bankers dictate...officials' offer to the company shows Hankook could get $25 million or more in...

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Hankook announces second plant delay

Hankook Synthetic officials are reporting another delay in the construction...about forming a "strategic alliance" in Augusta, according to Hankook spokesman Eugene Chin Yu. Hankook is hoping one of the companies would be "major partners" and...

Hankook contract probable

Hankook Synthetics is in contract negotiations...Eugene Chin Yu, interim president of Hankook's American subsidiary, said Lockwood...businessman instrumental in attracting Hankook to Augusta, said the contract will be...

Hankook move may be distant

...those waiting for construction to begin on Hankook Synthetics Inc.'s proposed $1.2...delays in December, says he believes Hankook's ground-breaking could be pushed...close to being out of the woods yet." Hankook, a South Korean-based textile manufacturer...

Hankook impact to be enormous

...The figures show the economic impact of Hankook Synthetics' $1.2 billion plant could...in Korea and he had not met anyone from Hankook before. Being Korean and an Augusta resident...Korean community in Augusta did figure into Hankook's decision. Landing the Korean company...

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Hankook finalizing incentives

...largest polyester plant in south Augusta, Hankook Synthetics Inc. still hasn't signed...plant as a way to gauge how much to offer Hankook. Augusta State University estimates the 1,800 employees Hankook says it will hire by 2010 would provide...

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Hankook faces two-year delay

...synthetic fiber industry experts say work on Hankook Synthetics polyester plant could be delayed...and much better market last year when Hankook Synthetics announced its plans in Augusta...are saying it will take two years." Hankook officials, after the second announced...

Hankook looking to expand market share

Hankook Synthetics, which announced Friday it...Headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, Hankook has 5,000 employees and annual sales...building in the Southeast is twofold. Hankook uses chemicals supplied by Amoco and Union...

Economist points to Hankook

...problems in South Korea could affect the Hankook Synthetics project, considering the seriousness...SunTrust Bank economist said Monday. Hankook Synthetics Inc., based in Seoul, South...he doesn't know any details about the Hankook deal, but, "I wouldn't be surprised...

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