– Manchester City Team, Nexen Tire’s Long – Time Partner, Wins First Division Champion for Second Year in a Row
– To celebrate the team’s victory, the company will launch local and international events starting in June
SEOUL, South Korea, May 13, 2019 / CNW / – Nexen Tire, a world leader in tire manufacturing, celebrates the victory of Manchester City Football Club ( Manchester City), its long-standing official partner in of the First Division, as the team wins the 2018/19 First Division Championship for the second year in a row.
On May 12, Manchester City defeated the Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club ( Brighton ) 4-1 to claim their sixth league title. Throughout the season, Manchester City and Liverpool traded first place. As the championship approached for the 2018/19 season, Manchester City’s last game against Brighton was a major victory as the team won the Carabao Cup and the First Division Championship for a second consecutive year.
“As Manchester City’s official partner , we would like to congratulate the team for their brilliant victory,” said Travis Kang , Global CEO of Nexen Tire. “Since we established this partnership with Manchester City and our name appears as an official partner on the players’ sleeves, the team continues to reap victories. In addition to being meaningful to our company, this success also reflects the hard work and effort of the team. “
“This was another major season for Manchester City, and Nexen Tire is proud to support this team and to be its long-time partner in this winning season; we will continue to connect with more fans around the world and drive brand awareness. “
In March 2017, Nexen Tire extended its multi-year partnership with Manchester City, making it the first-ever official partner on the EPL history round. Since that partnership, Manchester City has enjoyed continued success by winning the Premier League Championship for two consecutive years. The company has raised the profile of its brand globally and plans to maintain its wide range of marketing efforts with the team. The year 2019 is also important for Nexen Tire with the completion of four major facilities – R & D centers in Magok, the United States and Europe , as well as a new plant that will open in Europe. In light of Nexen Tire’s achievements and Manchester City’s second consecutive win , both partners have clearly created a synergy effect.
Meanwhile, Nexen Tire plans to launch various local and international B2B and B2C events to celebrate ManchesterCity’s victory .
About Nexen Tire
Nexen Tire, established in 1942, is a global tire manufacturer headquartered in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, and Seoul, South Korea. Nexen Tire, one of the fastest growing tire manufacturers in the world, works with 491 distributors in 141 countries around the world (since July 2015) and owns three manufacturing plants – two in Korea (Yangsan and Changnyeong) and one in in Qingdao, in China. Another plant, located in Žatec, Czech Republic, will be operational by 2019. Nexen Tire produces tires for cars, SUVs and vans, using state-of-the-art technology and outstanding design. The company also produces UHP tires, based on advanced technologies. Nexen Tire supplies OE tires to automakers in various countries around the world. In 2014, the company was the first tire manufacturer in the world to win the top four international design awards. For more information, please visit http://www.nexentire.com .
SOURCE Nexen Tire