KYB Americas Corp. Announces Expanded Truck/SUV Monotube Coverage

KYB Americas Corp. recently announced the expansion to its already robust coverage of the growing Truck, SUV and Crossover market.  The expansion includes growth in the twin-tube Excel-G and Strut-Plus lineups as well as additions to KYB’s popular monotube lines of Gas-a-Just and MonoMax

Inclusions to KYB’s already industry leading coverage for monotube shocks and struts include applications for half and three quarter ton domestic and import trucks and SUV applications as well.

“The growth of our coverage for the truck and SUV market in North America is vital to the overall success of the KYB brand”, KYB Product Manager Tim Oldiges commented “Listening to our customers is paramount to what we include in our product lineup when it comes to the truck market.  When we announce a coverage expansion, particularly in our Gas-a-Just or MonoMax lineups, it is our customers who have spoken up about the benefits of having an upgraded KYB unit to help the vehicle.  We feel strongly this recent expansion will provide increased sales for our distribution partners.”

KYB Corporation is a $4.2 billion global hydraulics manufacturer with over 8,100 employees and sells its products in over 100 countries. The company is one of the world’s largest supplier of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers and has a full range of domestic and import shocks and struts for the aftermarket. For more information, log onto www.kyb.com.

KYB Recognized with APA Manufacturer of Choice Award

KYB Americas Corp. is proud to announce that Automotive Parts Associates (APA) presented KYB with their 2016 Headquarters Manufacturer of Choice Award. The announcement was made at APA’s 35th Annual Conference in Orlando, FL. This award recognizes KYB for having the fastest turnaround time from application of part to product availability, ease of doing business and responsiveness to member and APA headquarters needs.

“KYB was recognized with this award for their very meaningful partnership with APA.  KYB provides great support to APA and our shareholders and we appreciate everything from their high quality products to their exceptional service.”  said Gary Martin, President & CEO of Automotive Parts Associates, Inc.

KYB Corporation is a $4 billion global hydraulics manufacturer with over 8,100 employees and sells its products in over 100 countries. The company is a world leading supplier of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers and has a full range of domestic and import shocks and struts for the aftermarket. For more information, log onto www.kyb.com.

KYB Americas Announces Completion of Technical Center Expansion

KYB Americas is proud to announce the completed expansion of the KYB Technical Center. The Technical Center operates next to KYB’s 575,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Franklin, Indiana and houses the latest in new product development, quality control, and conditions testing equipment.

The expansion included an additional 12,000 square feet of floor space utilized by KYB engineers to run a battery of tests on new shock and strut designs.  Additional valve seal durability, stress, vibration and fatigue tolerance testing are among the many new capabilities housed in the latest expansion.  Additionally, complete CNC machining & welding allows the KYB engineering team to fully concept, build and assemble prototypes right on the tech center floor.

“Our global development team and engineers in Franklin worked side by side to create a state of the art expansion that underlines KYB’s global philosophy of Our Precision, Your Advantage,” said KYB Americas Vice President Mike Fiorito.  “By continuously improving our research and development, internal testing capabilities, manufacturing procedures and assembly processes, we are able to more effectively deliver KYB products that continue to earn quality awards worldwide.”

KYB Corporation is a $4 billion global hydraulics manufacturer with over 8,100 employees and sells its products in over 100 countries. The company is a world leading supplier of shocks and struts to vehicle manufacturers and has a full range of domestic and import shocks and struts for the aftermarket. For more information, log onto www.kyb.com.