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over 5000 employees across 4 continents, we are unapologetically global
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Who We Are

At Kautex, we are driving the future. As a Tier One automotive supplier with more than 30 plants in 14 countries, Kautex designs, develops and manufactures traditional and hybrid fuel systems, advanced cleaning solutions for assisted and autonomous driving, engine camshafts and plastic industrial packaging solutions. A pioneer in the design and manufacture of automotive plastic fuel systems, Kautex is expanding its portfolio to offer smart products and data-driven services to our customers, including smart fuel systems, thermoplastic composite and composite-metal hybrid battery systems. From a lightweight battery system to a hybrid fuel system to autonomous drive vehicle cleaning systems, Kautex is committed to pioneering solutions for the era of new mobility.

Vehicle in front of Eastern Market (Detroit) open air market

First to Market

From the first blow-mold machine in 1949 to our latest full plastic hybrid tank, we have maintained a “first to market” trend with regards to our products and innovation.  We've proven ourselves as the leader in the conversion of steel to plastic and continue to do so with our Pentatonic Battery Portfolio. Our Allegro Cleaning System offers smart, customized sensor cleaning for every level of autonomous vehicle in the era of new mobility. 

Our employees are part of a global community committed to solving customer needs, leveraging diverse skillsets, making sustainability a differentiator, embracing the diversity that is part of a global, multi-industry leader and creating an environment where employees can build a dynamic career. Together, we are reimagining the future of mobility.

It's an exciting time to reinvent ourselves in an era of new mobility.

Sara Monger

Director Global Communications

our vision

Pioneering solutions in the era of new mobility

We strive to thrive in the current business, prepare for future mobility, develop sustainable business models, and transform the culture. 

Our History

First to Market Since 1935

Founded in 1935, today, we are a leading manufacturer of blow-molded plastic parts and belong to the 100 top automotive suppliers worldwide. 

Our Locations

Our plants are spread across over 30 locations in 14 countries giving us the ability to provide worldwide services.