Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG
-The Company is a leader in the development and manufacturing of blow-molded plastic fuel systems, windshield and headlamp washer systems, and selective catalytic reductions systems for the automotive industry.
-The Company operates the Fuel Systems and Functional Components product line under the Industrial Segment of its parent company, Textron Inc.
-The Company is a subsidiary of Textron Inc.
-All-plastic, pressurized hybrid fuel tanks
-Next-generation fuel tanks featuring tank stiffener elements
-Co-extruded fuel systems
-Blow-molded Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems
-Injection-molded Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems
-Windshield, headlamp, camera and sensor cleaning systems
- Washer fluid reservoirs
- Fluid lines
- Fluid level sensors
- Reservoir heating technology
- Wash nozzles
-Rough cast engine components
- Balance shafts
- Bearing caps
|1997||Kautex Group (present name is Kautex Textron) acquired the camshaft manufacturer, Kenwood Products Corp and the seat support components maker General Rubber Goods.|
|1999||Kautex began operating the new plant to produce plastic fuel tank systems and filler pipes for the VW Golf, Jetta and New Beetle in Mexico.|
|Apr. 2000||Kautex established a new plant for VW in South Moravia. The new plant was completed in Jan. 2001|
|2002||Integration of Micromatic and CWC into the Kautex Textron Group.
Foundation of the Kautex plant in Shanghai, China
|Jul. 2005||With the pay-off of the Company's joint venture partner Keylex in Hiroshima Japan and the opening of a new production plant in Shanghai, China, Kautex demonstrated its ling-term commitment to rapidly growing Asian market.|
|2011||Opened two new plants: in Silao, Mexico and in Craiova, Romania.|
|2012||Opened a new plant in Chongqing, China and a Development and Validation Center in Guangzhou, China.|
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