KICO is a leading supplier for the international automotive industry and rich in tradition.
In addition to its headquarters in Germany, KICO operates two other production sites in Poland and Mexico. The company has been developing, industrializing and manufacturing market-oriented, competitive safety components for passenger cars for decades. The products meet the elevated requirements of the European automotive industry and range from active and passive hinge, active aerodynamic, closing and mechatronic systems such as electric seat back adjustment and soft top locking systems to connecting elements.
As a Tier 1 supplier, KICO mainly serves automotive OEMs and, thanks to its high flexibility and in-depth know-how, can offer its customers tailor-made solutions with the expected highest product and delivery quality. KICO employs around 800 people with annual sales of approximately EUR 90 million.
KICO positions itself as a preferred strategic partner with a high degree of connectivity and expertise for customers in the automotive industry. As a provider of methodical expertise, KICO aims to further expand its market position in the areas of closure systems and hinges and to consolidate the market position already achieved in the still young product area of aerodynamic systems.
As a new portfolio company of Mutares, KICO focuses on the promotion of operational excellence to further strengthen the basis for future value creation.