Facts and Figures

  • KYB founded as Kayaba Research Center on November 19, 1919
  • Largest production volume of any automotive shock absorber manufacturer in the world
  • Facilities in 32 locations in 21 countries, and over 10,000 employees worldwide
  • KYB owns 15 production plants in Asia, Europe, and the United States
  • Total sales of more than $3.8 billion
  • World’s largest supplier of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers Supplier to major OEMs including, GM, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Chrysler, Subaru, Toyota, Lexus, and Volkswagen
  • KYB Americas operates 2 distribution facilities in North America
  • KYB’s highly automated manufacturing lines can switch from producing 1 strut to another in 15 seconds