| 4JET Technologies, Around 4JET, Laser Tire Marking Patent dispute settled

4JET and Hankook are happy to announce that they have entered a settlement agreement ending their IP related dispute about marking tyres with QR-codes. 4JET and Hankook will now seek synergic growth in the future mobility industry together.

About 4JET

4JET delivers solutions for the surface technology of the future. The company was founded in 2006 and supplies tire manufacturers, among others, with solutions for tire marking, mold cleaning and inner liner preparation. Customers include major OEMs and other automotive suppliers. The 4JET microtech business unit supplies laser micromachining systems for processing technical glass, solar cells and other high-tech components. The company employs 180 people, including around 80 engineers and scientists. Subsidiaries in Shanghai and Atlanta provide sales support and technical services to international customers.

About Hankook Tire

Hankook Tire is a global leading tire company with unparalleled pursuit of innovation and technological excellence at its core and actively invests in the expansion of its essential capabilities to deliver consumers the utmost satisfaction on the road. Currently operating in over 160 countries, Hankook has eight production sites and five R&D centers around the world, with over 20,000 highly dedicated professionals. Hankook Tire produces exceptional quality, high-performance radial tires for passenger cars, 4x4s, SUVs, light trucks, campers, trucks, buses and motorsport vehicles.
For more information, visit www.hankooktire.com/global/en/home.html