KYB Europe GmbH
ONE OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST MANUFACTURERS OF SHOCK ABSORBERS
KYB is one of the world's largest suppliers of shock absorbers to vehicle manufacturers. Over 1 million KYB shock absorbers are manufactured every week. KYB Europe GmbH provides world class product quality and customer service to the aftermarket in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
KYB Europe GmbH is a subsidiary of KYB Corporation, a global company with its head office based in Tokyo, Japan.
For almost a century KYB has specialised in hydraulics, with technology widely used in the aeronautical, rail and maritime industries. KYB is Japans leading hydraulics company.
The KYB group, which has 8,200 employees worldwide, turns over $2.6 billion, of which 60% is from sales of automotive shock absorbers.
From its 15 factories in Asia, Europe and the United States, KYB has an annual production capacity of more than 75 million shock absorbers. KYB has the largest shock absorber factory in the world (in Gifu, Japan), with a capacity of over 50 million pieces. It is highly automated and can change from producing one strut to another in 15 seconds.
KYB Corporation is listed on the Tokyo stock exchange and exports its products to more than 100 countries across the world.
KYB Europe is based near Dusseldorf, Germany. It has 7 branches, providing sales and support across Europe and Africa.