KYB has a new aftermarket operations manager

Mike Griffin is the new aftermarket operations manager for KYB Americas Inc. In his new role, Griffin will oversee all the North American aftermarket customer support and distribution activities.

KYB's Technical Center expansion includes 12,000 square feet of additional floor space.

KYB completes Technical Center expansion

KYB Americas Corp. announced the completed expansion of the KYB Technical Center that operates next to KYB’s 575,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ind., and houses the latest in new product development, quality control and conditions testing equipment.


KYB Americas expands Strut-Plus coverage

KYB Americas Corp. announced the release of expanded coverage for its complete strut assembly lineup Strut-Plus. With the addition of these new part numbers, Strut-Plus now covers over 70 million vehicles on the road today, including the most popular late-model Toyota, Ford, Honda, GM and Chrysler applications.


Revamped KYB website has video section

Ride control product manufacturer KYB Americas Corp. has announced the release of a new website and has been improved with important ride control information that will help auto care industry professionals and consumers alike.


KYB launches ‘$40 for 4’ motorist promotion

During March and April 2014, KYB Americas Corp. will offer motorists $40 via a mail-in-rebate with a single purchase of any four KYB shocks and struts. The KYB $40 for 4 promotion will be available at participating automotive service providers and automotive parts retail locations across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada.

The KYB Americas Corp. manufacturing facility in Franklin, Indiana, will undergo a 45,900 square-foot expansion that will creat 50 jobs.

KYB Americas will expand Indiana facility

KYB Americas Corp., a subsidiary of global shock, strut and hydraulic component manufacturer KYB Corp. announced the expansion of the KYB manufacturing facility in Franklin, Indiana.


KYB Ride Control Catalog

KYB Americas Corp. has released its 2013-14 ride control components catalog, which features more than 3,100 items over 380 pages.


KYB announces new plant in Mexico

KYB Americas Corp. expects to complete construction of a new manufacturing plant in Silao, Guanajuanto, Mexico, in Dec. 2013. The plant will begin making hydraulic pumps for automobile continuously variable transmissions in 2014.


KYB releases 2013-14 catalog

KYB Americas Corp. has released its 2013-14 ride control components catalog, which features more than 3,100 items over 380 pages.


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Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.
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