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March 28, 2015 12:39 AM ET

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Company Overview of Kiekert AG

Company Overview

Kiekert AG develops and manufactures side door latches for the automobile industry worldwide. Its products include side door latches for premium, high-volume, and low-cost vehicle segments; and latch modules that include door latches, interior/exterior door handles, outer door handle reinforcement plates, and mechanical and electrical interfaces. The company also provides rear compartment latches, such as trunk lid latches, liftgate latches, power closing latches and strikers, cargo latches, liftglass latches, and mechanical latches; mini actuators; and one piece and power strikers. In addition, it offers cinching latches, electrical actuators for various side-doors, and rear seat backrest l...

Hoeseler Platz 2

Heiligenhaus,  42579


Founded in 1857


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Key Executives for Kiekert AG

Chairman of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Member of Management Board
Age: 51
Executive Vice President of Global Operations
Executive Vice President of Planning, Program & Quality
Executive Vice President of Product Development
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Kiekert AG Key Developments

Kiekert AG Names Lukas Hlava as General Manager at its Plant in Prelouc, Czech Republic

Kiekert AG has named Lukas Hlava as general manager at its plant in Prelouc, Czech Republic. Lukas Hlava, who has been working for Kiekert for 13 years, takes over plant management with immediate effect and will continue to develop the business of the latch factory. Hlava will report directly to Jurgen Peulen, Kiekert Executive Vice President Operations. Prior to joining Kiekert, the Czech native worked for Foxconn in Pardubice, Czech Republic.

Kiekert Introduces New Automotive LED Latch System

Kiekert AG has developed an industry-first LED door latch with a variety of unique safety, security and product-branding features. Compared to conventional warning-light systems, Kiekert's new system has an LED warning light built into the latch itself. The LED light is more clearly visible to other drivers and pedestrians when a vehicle's door is being opened and closed. The new design also is lighter and easier to install during assembly operations. LED color and brightness can be varied to enhance brand awareness, support vehicle design themes and adapt to individual customer preferences. Child- and emergency-lock options also are available and the system's door-latch LEDs can be made to flash to further enhance visibility and safety.

Kiekert AG Plans to Invest $2 million to Expand its U.S. Headquarters and Production Facilities in Michigan

Kiekert AG reported that it is investing $2 million to expand its U.S. headquarters and production facilities in Michigan. The company reported that the expansion includes the installation of new production, prototyping and product-test equipment, extensive office renovations, and the addition of a new technology showroom. The company also added that production at the Wixom plant is expected to increase from an estimated 350,000 door-latch modules this year to more than 1.5 million units in 2015.

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