KYB is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of shock absorbers and one of the world’s largest suppliers of OE shock absorbers to vehicle manufacturers.
For almost a century KYB has specialized in hydraulics, with technology widely used in the motorcycle, aeronautical, rail and maritime industries. KYB is Japans leading hydraulics company. From its 15 factories in Asia, Europe and the United States, over 1 million KYB shock absorbers are manufactured every week and has an annual production capacity of more than 75 million shock absorbers. KYB has the largest shock absorber factory in the world (in Gifu, Japan), with a capacity of over 50 million pieces. It is highly automated and can change from producing one strut to another in 15 seconds