Kico Group is a traditional German company that has established itself as a supplier to the international automotive industry. In addition to its headquarters in Halver, Germany, Kico operates two more locations in Poland and Mexico. The company develops, industrialises and manages market-ready components for passenger cars for decades. Current products – hinges, locking systems, mechatronic systems such as electric rear hood drives, convertible top locks and drives for aerodynamic systems – meet the high requirements of the European automotive industry.
High flexibility and in-depth know-how provide customers with tailor-made solutions that are developed and produced using modern tools and production equipment. Competent employees ensure the highest product and delivery quality.

The company employs a total of approximately 830 employees.

Mutares took over Kirchhoff GmbH & Co. KG from the owner family in July 2019.