KYB Announces New Part Numbers Covering 21 Million Vehicles

KYB recently released 46 new part numbers covering late model cars, SUVs and pickups. This announcement includes 14 new Truck-Plus numbers; 1 Performance Truck Assembly, and 13 Assemblies with leveling kits designed to level the ride and appearance of light trucks.

KYB’s popular Strut-Plus line has also been expanded with new applications for Subarus, Toyotas, Hondas and Jeeps. “Customers look to us for late model import coverage and truck upgrade products, our team has been incredibly busy and has done a fantastic job, this is a great way to start 2020.” stated Aaron Shaffer, KYB’s Director of Product and Marketing.

For a complete list of new numbers released by KYB please contact your KYB Representative.

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 Kicks Off 2019 with New Numbers Covering 5 Million Vehicles

KYB recently released an additional 24 new numbers including several high performance monotube Gas-a-Just shocks and Strut-Plus complete assemblies. Also included in the release were Excel-G units for high-profile, late model applications such as the 2016-2018 Honda Civic and 2015-2018 Nissan Versa.

“These new numbers are in stock, and available immediately,” stated Aaron Shaffer, KYB’s Director of Marketing and Product. Shaffer went on to add, “We are increasingly focused on the demands of the market and our customers, we have a lot of things planned, and our customers will continue to see a steady diet of new numbers from us each month.”

For a complete list of new numbers released by KYB please contact your KYB Representative

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.

KYB Americas Corp. Is Proud to Accept 2018 Import Vehicle Community Award for Best Overall Product

KYB Americas Corp. is excited to be named the recipient of the 2018 Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product Line with Strut-Plus. Director of Product and Marketing, Aaron Shaffer, had this to say, “It is an incredible honor to be recognized by an organization as knowledgeable and discerning as the Import Vehicle Community. This collection of people understand the importance of quality and know how critical the design and performance of a part is on today’s sophisticated vehicles.”

The KYB Strut-Plus is the best performing and most accurate replacement assembly from a trusted Original Equipment supplier. KYB struts are original equipment on half of the top ten selling vehicles in the U.S. and KYB uses research, development and engineering teams to create Strut-Plus. With attention focused on vehicle attributes, such as weight differences due to engine size and trim levels, plus side-specific applications, KYB Strut-Plus offers coverage for the most popular vehicles on the road.

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.

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 Americas Corp. Launches New eCatalog

KYB Americas Corp. recently introduced a new shock & strut eCatalog that will make precise vehicle application lookups with ease. By utilizing advanced intuitive technology and newly applied data points, users will be able to zero in on correct product choices without the hassle of sifting through excessive vehicle variables.

In addition to more effective lookups, KYB’s new eCatalog also displays product purposes, key features and benefits, images and informative videos. Users will be able to make quick and accurate product selection choices. To help users identify correct strut choices, KYB is also adding 360 degree product images, standard tech bulletins, installation notes and product interchanges. The new KYB eCatalog is accessible form the home page at www.kyb.com

“We are always looking for ways to improve… and when it came to deciding on a direction for our new eCatalog, it was important to us that we create a more user-friendly way of navigating complicated part look-ups.”, KYB Technical Supervisor Troy Horn commented “We’re in an age that demands we better serve and better deliver information to all levels in the supply chain and the consumer.  We set out to create an eCatalog that would make it easy for anybody to look up our parts and be absolutely certain they have selected the part that will suit their needs.”

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 Americas Corp. Announces Two Key Hires

KYB Americas Corp. recently announced the hiring of two key sales positions. The announcement was made recently by Mike Fiorito from KYB’s Aftermarket headquarters in Greenwood, Indiana.

Sal Fabela is a new Territory Sales Manager in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area covering portions of the Central U.S.  servicing key KYB channel partners. Sal earned a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Marketing and Economics and a Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. Sal is also an active member of the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s. An industry veteran prior to KYB, Sal spent the last four years with Robert Bosch LLC as a Demand Planner and Sales Analyst.

 

Craig Bussey is a new Territory Sales Manager covering portions of the Northwestern U.S..  Craig most recently served as a Workshop Field Sales Specialist for Robert Bosch LLC in the Dallas, TX market, was Tour Manager of a 16 state Bosch Tech Tour campaign. Craig earned a Bachelor of University Studies degree from the University of New Mexico but is a Certified Emergency Medical Technician., Craig has also been a Health Care Case Manager and taught English at a middle school in Busan, South Korea.

“We are excited to announce two new key hires in crucial markets for KYB,” KYB Vice President Mike Fiorito commented “Sal and Craig come to us with diverse but experienced backgrounds that will help propel KYB sales in their markets.  Sal will be taking over for industry legend Bob Gibson who recently retired from many years of service to KYB. We feel strongly that Sal has the skillsets to provide exceptional service to our distribution and sales channel partners. Craig comes to us with several years of experience in high activity roles in the aftermarket.  We are pleased at his eagerness to jump right in and help KYB service customers and achieve sales targets in a critical KYB territory”

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 Americas Corp. Receives Federated Marketing Vendor of the Year for the Second Year in a Row

KYB Americas Corp. is proud to announce that Federated Auto Parts awarded KYB their 2016 Marketing Vendor of the Year Award. The announcement was made at the Federated National Meeting in Kauai, Hawaii.  This is the second year in a row KYB has received Marketing Vendor of the Year and the third overall in 4 years.

“Federated is proud to recognize KYB again this year for outstanding marketing support,” said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts.,” said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. “Marketing has never been more important as we work to communicate and differentiate the quality brand name parts we sell. Our members appreciate strong marketing programs that increase value and acceptance. KYB has excelled in this area, becoming a leader in the ride control category. We are proud to be associated with their fine company and congratulate the entire KYB team.”

“Our entire team works to provide the best opportunities for our distribution partners to be successful and grow sales in the ride control category,” said KYB Director of Marketing Mac McGovern.  “On top of being some of the most involved and creative people in the industry, the team at Federated is constant in their desire to bring new ideas and projects to the table that can help each other grow.”

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.

Popular Parts Professional KYB Mount-Up Promotion to Conclude in June

KYB Americas Corp. is offering Parts Professionals an opportunity to earn up to $450 on a Visa Prepaid Card during the popular KYB Mount-Up Promotion.  During May and June Parts Counter Professionals can earn cash on a Visa Prepaid card for sales of KYB Mounts, Struts, and KYB Strut-Plus Complete Strut Assemblies.  Specifically $5 for each pair of KYB Mounts, $10 for each Pair of KYB Mounts and matching Struts, and lastly $25 for each pair of KYB Strut-Plus. This is the 5th year of the KYB Mount-Up promotion. The promotion has seen double digit participation growth in each year.

“The KYB Mount-Up Promotion allows us to work directly with our distribution partner teams and provides an incentive to help their customers to provide a better solution for their ride control needs,” commented KYB Marketing Manager Kyle Freund.  “Whether the motorist chooses a combination of a KYB Mount and Strut or a KYB Strut-Plus complete assembly, these products are specifically designed to restore the original handling and control capabilities of their vehicle.”

The KYB Strut-Plus is the highest quality premium strut assembly available anywhere in the world. Every component in a complete strut assembly is critical to its overall performance:  That’s why the KYB Strut-Plus only includes OE or better components.

KYB Strut Mounts are designed to optimize suspension and steering performance.  They also reduce road noises and vibrations.  KYB Strut Mounts are built with design and quality that matches or exceeds OE Quality.

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 Corp. Receives Federated Marketing Vendor of the Year

 

KYB Americas Corp. is proud to announce that Federated Auto Parts awarded KYB their 2015 Marketing Vendor of the Year Award. The announcement was made at the Federated National Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.  The award represents KYB’s commitment to providing Marketing plans and programs that can be applied throughout the distribution channel.

“We are proud to recognize KYB as the 2015 Marketing Vendor of the Year.  Their extraordinary performance in marketing KYB products and services are important to the Federated members success,” said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. “As a group, Federated suppliers are well positioned for success, supplying quality brand name parts and excellent service to our members. KYB has proven they are the best of the best. They embrace change and respect tradition, turning industry challenges into growth opportunities.  We are very proud to present them this prestigious and well deserved award”

“The Marketing Team at KYB works diligently to provide the best marketing and training initiatives that help our partners create more sales opportunities,” said KYB Director of Marketing Mac McGovern.  “It’s really amazing to work with a team like Federated that is willing to collaborate and propose ideas that will help their team have successful implementations. We are grateful to have a partner like Federated.”

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 Corp. Receives Altrom Group’s Supplier of the Year Award

KYB Americas Corp. is proud to announce that the Altrom Group presented KYB with their 2015 Supplier of the Year Award. The announcement was made at the Altrom Group’s North American Sales Summit in Seattle, WA.  The award is presented annually to the company that excels in several metrics that include sales, product availability, teamwork, marketing materials and overall experience.

“Each year and especially this past year KYB has provided Altrom with remarkable customer service, support, and overall has made doing business with them simple and easy” says Matt Millen, Marketing Manager for Altrom. “ KYB’s team has created countless sales and marketing promotions this past year and the growth we have seen is a direct reflection of their effort and enthusiasm”

“We continually strive to improve our valued partnership with the Altrom Group and we are honored to be presented with this great award,” commented KYB Vice President Mike Fiorito.  “KYB’s business is dependent on growth with iconic distribution companies like Altrom. This award points to the strategic collaboration, commitment and hard work of the entire KYB Team.”

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.