Nankang Rubber Tire Corp., Ltd.(南港輪胎股份有限公司 in Chinese language) is engaged in the manufacture of tires and other rubber products. The Company's products include locomotive tires and automobile tires, and the later include tires for light trucks, sedan cars, sport utility vehicles and snowfield-use vehicles. During the year ended December 31, 2006, the Company obtained approximately 99% of its total revenue from the automobile tires business. In 2006, the Company obtained approximately 35% and 32% of its total revenue from the Americas and Europe, respectively.
Nankang Rubber Tire Corporation Ltd is the longest established tire manufacturer in Taiwan, having started operations in 1940. Based originally upon the principals of Japanese manufacturing technologies, Nankang Rubber Tire Corp has grown substantially in its pursuit for product excellence. Its 2 Taiwanese plants (Nankang & Hsinfung) continue to manufacture the bulk of Nankang's product. September 2003 marked the commencement of production at Nankang's Jiangsu facility in mainland China. This latest expansion ensures economies of scale for the future development of Nankang's progressive product range.
As a publicly listed company, Nankang Rubber Tire Corporation are dedicated to the highest standard of quality and it is this dedication which has gained them contracts to produce OEM tyres for many of the world's leading car manufacturers. They hold Ford Motor Company Q1 Certification and in 1994 obtained ISO-9001 accreditation.
Today, Nankang performance tires are exported from Taiwan to over 100 markets worldwide. Comprehensive range of passenger, light truck commercial and 4x4 radials are supplied to more than 300 distributors throughout Europe, North America, Central and South America, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Australia.