Key Safety Systems (KSS) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of automotive safety-critical components and systems including airbags, seatbelts, and steering wheels. Our products are featured in more than 300 vehicle models produced by over 60 well-diversified customers worldwide. KSS also utilizes our products and technical experience to supply a wide variety of non-automotive businesses including military and commercial vehicles.
KSS achieves competitive advantages by operating as a seamless global entity where all worldwide associates work together, continuously improving all aspects of our business.
KSS is headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan with a global network of 34 sales, engineering, and manufacturing facilities. The company has 4 main technical centers located in the U.S., Germany, China, and Japan.
We operate each facility to better serve our customers and achieve targeted financial results through innovative technology, lean manufacturing, efficient work force, focused customer service, and excellent quality as our distinctive advantages.
We have significantly advanced our technology and expanded our global presence, growing into a global leader with automotive expertise. We provide innovative automotive safety restraint systems and solutions that help make driving safer and more comfortable. Our latest technologies and quality standards have been highly recognized by both customers and industry.
We will continuously position KSS as a truly global entity operating seamlessly to be the most innovative, lowest cost and highest quality safety restraint leader.
Key Safety Systems (KSS) has received the coveted 2011 Automotive News PACE Award for its Inflatable Seatbelt Technology at a ceremony held on April 11, 2011. In addition to winning the 2011 PACE Award for Technology Innovation KSS also received a second prestigious PACE award named the Innovation Partnership Award which recognizes the superior collaboration between KSS and Ford Motor Company to launch this first to market inflatable seatbelt project. The KSS Inflatable Seatbelt is available on the all new 2011 Ford Explorer. The Automotive News PACE Award is accepted around the world as the industry symbol of innovation.
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