2017 – 160 years of Kiekert
160 years of Kiekert. That means more than 2,000 patents, way in excess of 1.9 billion latches produced for more than 60 automotive brands, 12 plants worldwide with around 6,500 employees. And of course, an abundance of creative ideas for the next 160 years. Right now, Kiekert is making the vehicle door autonomous with the product combination of the Kiekert E-latch, i-move and i-protect. These three innovations provide an overview of Kiekert’s expertise for the future. Latches, actuator and sensor competence united in a single system that enables brand-new access concepts for the automobiles of the future.