Kumho Tires expected to resume plant plans in Macon

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A major tire company, Kuhmo Tires, expects to continue its plan to build a plant in Macon, after six years of its initial ground breaking.

According to a Korean news agency, the company announced Monday they’re working on financing construction for the Bibb County plant.

The project has been on hold due to the recession and other financial issues.

41NBC spoke with members of the Macon Greater Chamber of Commerce, but they wouldn’t comment on the report.

A news conference is scheduled for Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Macon Marriott Center.

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