KA’s P&C business unit was awarded this seven-year contract for rear seat foldable head restraint mechanisms by a European auto manufacturer that produces passenger cars globally. These head restraints will be installed in a variety of seats manufactured by Tier 1 seat suppliers located in Europe and China.
The delivery under this contract begins in June 2022 with development and start of production slated for 2024. KA’s Mullsjö, Sweden and Wuxi, China production locations will produce and supply the product.
“This contract, awarded by a global OEM that places a high priority on automotive safety, positions KA for continued growth in this important safety segment,” says Bob Riedford, President of P&C, adding, “We are proud that the market recognizes KA’s foldable head restraint mechanism technology and continues to reward us with growth opportunities.”
SOURCE: Kongsberg Automotive