Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s. (KSE), a joint-stock company, is a manufacturer of pyrotechnic initiators and gas generators used in automobile occupant protection modules, i.e. airbags and seat-belt pretensioners. Our company builds upon the tradition of industrial pyrotechnic manufacture in Vsetin and makes full use of technologies developed by our parent company, Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
The merger of INDET SAFETY SYSTEMS a.s. and Nippon Kayaku CZ, s.r.o. on 1 January 2011 extended the ISS portfolio adding Gas Generants.
The company name was changed to Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s. on 1 June 2018. The reason of the change was to unify the identitity of the Nippon Kayaku Group.
Company Name: Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s.
Company Address: Bobrky 2271, 755 01 Vsetin, CZ
Business Identification Number: 25114 638
VAT Number: CZ 25114 638
Top Representative: Shinji Ichikawa (President)
Foundation Date: 20 March 1997
Stock Capital: 361 mil. CZK
The company is registered with the Regional Court in Ostrava Part B, Entry 2925.
Number of employees at the date 31 May 2019: 1073
The company logo consists of a graphic symbol (the "flower" - a typical sign of Nippon Kayaku Group) and the company name.
"There is no system working without a reliable heart.
KSE Pyrotechnics: Hearts of Automotive Safety Systems."
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1 June 2018
Change of the company name to Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s. and the company registered office.
Nippon Kayaku Group celebrates its 100th Anniversary on 5 June 2016.
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ISS celebrates its 15th Anniversary with Nippon
A new production plant opens – Location 4, Bobrky.
Merger of two companies, INDET SAFETY SYSTEMS a.s. (ISS) and Nippon Kayaku CZ, s.r.o. (NKCZ) on 11 January 2011. INDET SAFETY SYTEMS a.s. emerged as the successor company, NKCZ was dissolved.
The headquarters move to Bobrky 462, Vsetin. (Previously at Jasenice 713, Vsetin).
Central office and warehouse moves to Bobrky, Vsetin.
Production of LW Micro Gas Generator starts.
Production of CB Micro Gas Generator starts.
The 100 millionth PLSQ unit produced.
Foundation of Nippon Kayaku CZ, s.r.o., a sister company.
Technology Center officially opens, nowadays known by the abbreviation R&D.
Change in shareholder structure: Nippon Kayaku gains a 100% share.
Company certified according to ISO/TS 16949:2002.
The first dispatch of MGG and GTMS squibs.
Company certified according to ISO 14001.
First dispatch of MGG.
The first GTMS squib assembly line is installed.
Company certified according to QS 9000.
The first MGG production assembly line is installed.
Company certified according to ISO 9001.
New formation of a joint venture: 100% shared between Nippon Kayaku and Nichimen.
Participation of Japanese investors (join venture Nippon Kayaku, Nichimen a ZV Indet). ISS launches its operation with the production of plastic squibs.
Establishment of INDET SAFETY SYSTEMS a.s. (ISS).