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Kongsberg Automotive awarded 54 million seat heat business

Staff writer ▼ | May 20, 2016
Norwegian automotive parts manufacturer Kongsberg Automotive has been awarded the supply of seat support systems to a major German car maker’s E-segment line of SUVs with production in North America.
Kongsberg Automotive
Auto industry   Kongsberg will expand its Seat Comfort program
The contract is worth an estimated EUR 34 million (NOK 318 million) over its lifetime. Production is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2018 from KA's facility in Reynosa, Mexico.

The seat support systems are part of company's Seat Comfort growth platform where KA offers a unique range of comfort systems.

Kongsberg Automotive’s Interior business area has been awarded multiple agreements with a German automaker for the global supply of seat heat products across their range of premium and luxury vehicles.

The contract is worth an estimated EUR 54 million (NOK 500 million) over its lifetime with production scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2017 from KA’s facility in Reynosa, Mexico.

Production for other brands will commence in the third quarter of 2017 in Pruszkow, Poland. The vehicles KA will supply are leading brands within their segments ranging from compact, sport, luxury and electric vehicles with lifetime supply ranging from 10 to 12 years.

The seat heat products are an important part KA’s Seat Comfort growth platform.