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Kautex Expands its Pentatonic Product Line Offering to Include Cell to Pack design

Kautex's Pentatonic CTP offers a simplified, sustainable and reliable solution addressing design and end-of-life challenges.

Sensor Cleaning for Highly Automated Driverless Vehicles

A market trend for safer roads and a need for cleaning.

Kautex Produces Own Battery System Housing at Pinghu Facility

Commissioned in 2022, the compression molding line in Pinghu, China has already supported customer trials and samplings - and produced Kautex's own Pentatonic battery enclosure for its demonstrator...

Kautex Pentatonic Underbody Protection System Offers a Flexible Solution in an Intrusive Environment

Our lightweight Pentatonic underbody protection system helps protect the battery pack from intrusion.

Expanding Our Footprint in China

A recap from our opening ceremonies for a new plant in Tianjin as well as our Asia Tech Center in Pinghu, China.

Kautex wins first order for Pentatonic Skid Plate for Battery Electric Vehicles

Win marks Kautex’s entrance into battery housings and related components

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Receives Lingxuan Innovation Award

Prestigious award showcases Kautex's innovative solution for battery electric vehicles

Kautex Pentatonic Battery System Showcased at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Exhibit

System is featured as part of a larger display on new vehicle design and technology

Monolith AI software: Kautex-Textron engineers reduce product development time and costs

Kautex Textron & Monolith have announced the results of its collaboration.

Large Battery Enclosures Made From Plastic Series-Ready

- Feasibility of plastic enclosures for high-voltage batteries in electric vehicles proven - Technology demonstrator passes all important mechanical and thermal tests - Prototype testing in an elec...

Industry 4.0 Quarterly Update: Digitalization in our Plants

Automation and digitalization have long gone hand-in-hand. So how are we taking advantage of this in our plants, and what does that mean for our customers?

Kautex attends JEC World 2022 in Paris

Beginning of May 2022, Kautex attended the JEC World in Paris. Together with cooperation partner Lanxess, Kautex presented its Pentatonic Battery System.

Functional Safety in Automotive Electronics & Software

As new technologies and more electronics are added into the vehicle, there are many dependencies among electronics on one another. Because of this, if any electronics fail, it will lead to catastro...

Putting Some SPICE Into Mechatronics

SPICE stands for "Software Process Improvement and Capability dEtermination". Even if software development was the main driver of the initiative at that time, the "S" in SPICE is nowadays used for ...

Kautex earns Gold rating from EcoVadis

Kautex Textron moves from Bronze to Gold rating from EcoVadis, the world's biggest sustainability ratings provider.

Sustainability: Our Roadmap for a Cleaner Future

At Kautex, we know our planet can’t be better until we are better, which is why by 2030, we are committed to reducing our carbon emissions by 80% in Scopes 1 & 2, and 30% in Scope 3. By 2050, we ai...

We Joined the United Nations Global Compact

By joining the UNGC, Kautex Textron shows determination to work towards sustainability on a global scale. Director Sophie Louis explains the decision.

Kautex Submits Sustainability Targets to SBTi for Validation

Kautex is committed to energy & waste reduction, renewable energy sources & sourcing sustainable materials for its product.

Sophie Louis Interview

In this video Sophie Louis, Director of Sustainability and Energy, talks about her career, sustainability, what its like working as a woman in a male dominated industry, and the future of sustainab...

EHS Supports Sustainability to Reduce Carbon Footprint

The EHS team is key to Kautex's sustainability goal of reducing CO2 emissions. EHS implements energy reduction plans, and is supporting Kaizen workshops and projects.

Kautex Adopts Life Cycle Assessments with Easy-to-Use Tool

Kautex keeps sustainability & recyclability in products as a priority to stay competitive & meet customer requirements.

ITB 2023 Recap

A few of our team members attended the ITB Group 2023 Sustainability Conference.

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Receives A- Climate Change Score from CDP

CDP rating underscores company’s commitment to sustainability and environmental performance

Kick-Off of project "Gabriela" – Resource-Efficient, Recyclable, Lightweight Battery Housing

Project "Gabriela" is a joint development project to investigate the recyclability of the Kautex Pentatonic high-voltage battery housing.

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Joins SBTi

Commitment reinforces Company's global emission reduction targets

Sustainability: We Built An App!

Our Sustainability team is committed to making our employees better as well as making our planet better.

Driving the Future: A Passport Journey in the World of Strategic Logistics

Ashlyn Kartes was drawn to Kautex for the international opportunities. Learn more about her journey through supply chain and logistics.

Driving the Future: Letting Curiosity Guide Your Career

Alicia Altaba embraced her curiosity to pursue Automotive Engineering and is now an EHS Supervisor at Kautex Iberica in Spain.

Kautex sponsors and attends Ferndale Pride

Kautex proudly sponsored and attended Ferndale Pride, a family-friendly event celebrating the LGBTQ+ community in Michigan.

Kautex San Antonio Launches High School Internship Program

Our San Antonio facility has launched a high school internship program to help students learn more about manufacturing and our company in general.

Employee Appreciation Day Celebrations

A collection of some of our celebrations of this North American holiday.

Kautex Celebrates Women's History Month

This month we'll be showcasing testimonials from some of our employees and celebrating women's accomplishments throughout history to today.

Kautex Celebrates Black History Month

In which we share some of our plant celebrations, some educational resources, as well as sharing what we've been posting on our social media channels.

Kautex Japan celebrates 20 years

On December 22, 2021, Kautex Japan celebrated its 20th anniversary with all employees.

Happy Holidays from Kautex

From all of us at Kautex, we wish you a happy holiday season and a pleasant winter break spent with those you hold dear. Stay safe, stay healthy, and we'll see you in 2022!

Kautex history

What started as a family business evolved to global market leadership

Kautex Gives Back: German Flood Relief

Last month, deadly floods hit Germany & Belgium with devastating results. We are thankful that our Kautex family was not directly affected, but we still answered the call for our community.

Learning at Work Week: Paul Day Testimonial

At Kautex in May 2021, we celebrated Learning at Work Week, an important awareness campaign in the UK. Learning at Work Week (LAW) focuses on our human capacity to learn, how we can be great lifelo...

Kautex Wins 2023 Gasgoo Award for Pentatonic Battery System

Kautex wins 2023 Gasgoo Award for their Pentatonic battery system in Low Carbon New Materials category.

Kautex exhibiting at the Battery Show Europe 2023 in Stuttgart

Customer-focused innovations on display in Hall 6, Booth D66.

Kautex wins first order for Pentatonic Skid Plate for Battery Electric Vehicles

Win marks Kautex’s entrance into battery housings and related components

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Receives A- Climate Change Score from CDP

CDP rating underscores company’s commitment to sustainability and environmental performance

Monolith AI software: Kautex-Textron engineers reduce product development time and costs

Kautex Textron & Monolith have announced the results of its collaboration.

Large Battery Enclosures Made From Plastic Series-Ready

- Feasibility of plastic enclosures for high-voltage batteries in electric vehicles proven - Technology demonstrator passes all important mechanical and thermal tests - Prototype testing in an elec...

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Receives AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award

Kautex Clear Vision Systems receives prestigious AutomotiveINNOVATIONS award

Kautex attends JEC World 2022 in Paris

Beginning of May 2022, Kautex attended the JEC World in Paris. Together with cooperation partner Lanxess, Kautex presented its Pentatonic Battery System.

In the News: San Antonio + Toyota

Earlier this month Toyota North America celebrated the new Toyota Tundra at their San Antonio facility.

In the News: Pentatonic + LANXESS + CompositesWorld

As we continue to boast about the benefits of Pentatonic, our partnership with specialty chemicals company LANXESS is a crucial project in demonstrating the advantages of thermoplastics over metal ...

Kautex Bohemia Receives Supplier Award from Jaguar Land Rover

It's an absolute pleasure to announce our Bohemia facility has been awarded the Jaguar Land Rover.

Kautex supports GEARE Exchange Program

GEARE (The Global Engineering Alliance for Research and Education) is a global exchange program, which includes a three months work experience and study abroad at an exchange university.

Kautex participates in Long Night of Industries

The event was initiated to give a look behind the scenes of an industry company, to show technological processes and products of the company and to increase the name recognition of the company in t...

Formula Student Germany 2018

In this year Kautex again supported the Formula Student Germany which was held from August 6 to 12, 2018 at the paddock of the Hockenheimring motor racing circuit. The Formula Student Germany (FSG)...

Signatory of the Charter of Diversity for 10 years

In 2008, Kautex was one of the first organizations that signed the Diversity Charter. This year, we are celebrating our 10-year anniversary of promoting diversity and a prejudice free working envir...

Kautex Mallersdorf celebrates its 30th anniversary

On its anniversary day on 12 May 2018, the plant organized an “Open Day” for all employees including temporary workers, pensioners, external service providers such as cleaning staff, porter, CSC, c...

The Festo Didactic train-the-trainer program at Kautex Textron

If companies want to meet changing market conditions and the needs of their customers, they must evolve, recognize opportunities and drive innovation. About two years ago, when it came to identifyi...

Kautex presents new products at ITB in Novi, Michigan

On March 7 and 8, 2018, Kautex participated in the 19th annual ITB Automotive Energy Storage Systems Conference in Novi, Michigan, USA.

Kautex participated in the fourth ITB Fuel Systems Conference in Pune, India

Kautex participated in the fourth annual ITB Fuel System Conference in Pune, India on March 21 and 22, 2018. The ITB in Pune offered a platform for learning, discussion, and discovery for automotiv...

Kautex Shanghai receives JLRQ Award

Congratulations to Kautex Shanghai for receiving the Jaguar Land Rover Quality (JLRQ) Award. Jaguar Land Rover presents this award to suppliers who meet their high requirements - in terms of qualit...

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Future Mobility

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Fueling more sustainable options before electric takes over.

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Sustainability

Protecting our environment is a crucial aspect of our company’s philosophy. Because our planet can't be better unless we can be better.

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Culture

With over 5000 employees across 4 continents, we are unapologetically global.

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