Kiekert AG, founded in 1857, is the global technology leader of automotive locking systems. Today, the automotive supplier headquartered in Heiligenhaus, Germany, is the first choice among leading vehicle manufacturers around the world. Kiekert has development centers, production sites and sales centers in all relevant growth markets worldwide. Thanks to its global presence, Kiekert has established over the years a market share of around 20% and is now the world market leader in the field of automotive side door latches. The anticipated turnover for the 2015 business year is more than 700 million euros.
The product portfolio includes locking systems, such as side-door latches, latch modules, rear compartment and hood latches and a broad range of actuators for side doors, sliding doors, deck lids and various interiors solutions. As a driver of innovation with more than 1,500 patents, Kiekert is one of the leading development partners to the global automakers. Kiekert products can currently be found in more than 50 automotive brands worldwide. The constant driving force for Kiekert’s innovative spirit, quality standards and ongoing international growth has always been its customers – and the technology leader will stand firmly by this recipe for success going forward.
For further information about Kiekert: www.kiekert.com