For almost a century KYB has specialized 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.