Dated: 14 July 2010
Hankook Invests in Education for Employees
In Korea, Hankook Tire has set up its first ‘Global Education Centre’. The facility has been built with the intention to “collaborate and foster the company's production system.” The education centre is located at the tyre manufacturer’s Daejeon plant.
It is believe that the new centre will go a long way to further improving the skills and abilities of staff that work on the production line – as well as other positions – in Korea, China and Hungary. As Hankook expands it will also help to train up new staff in the future.
The centre capable of holding 250 trainees a day and is built up of seven indoor and outdoor training areas. It is believed that the training centre has been fully fitted with the latest in education material as well as technology. On top of the seven in door traning areas the building houses a large auditorium, a computer room, a lounge and accommodation for the trainees to stay in.
Jae-Ryong Yoon, the executive vice president of Production & Engineering Division at Hankook said, “The Global Education Centre has been established to enhance creative collaboration and interaction between local personnel. The centre is expected to play a pivotal role in standardising the high-quality level of Hankook Tire to provide cutting-edge products to all our global customers.”