Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s. (KSE) is a member of the Safety System Business,  which belongs to the globally operating Nippon Kayaku Group (NK Group).

Nippon Kayaku Group:

The Companies of Safety System Business supply automotive world markets with pyrotechnical initiators, gas generators and inflators.

Companies in the Safety Systems Business:

  • Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd. with its Himeji Plant in Japan focuses on the Japanese market (web);
  • Kayaku Safety Systems Europe a.s., with its Vsetin Plant in the Czech Republic, focuses on the European market;
  • Kayaku Safety Systems (Huzhou) Co. Ltd. with its Huzhou Plant in China focuses on the Asian market (web);
  • Kayaku Safety Systems de Mexico S.A. de C.V. with its Monterrey Plant in Mexico focuses on the American market;
  • Kayaku Safety Systems Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. new Plant in Malaysia focuses on the Asian market.

All plants have strong manufacturing capacities where common know-how is being utilized, and they have their own R&D teams pursuing development in close cooperation with customers.



KSE's parent company, Nippon Kayaku Co. Ltd., is a traditional Japanese manufacturer in the field of applied chemistry. It is a major producer of pharmaceuticals, industrial dyes, airbag inflators, special resins for electronics, jet-printer inks and agro-chemicals.

Business Name: Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd
Company addres: Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building 19th and 20th Floors, 1-1, Marunouchi 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan

Top Representative: Atsuhiro Wakumoto, President 

Capital: 14,9 mld JPY
Number of Employees: 5,882 (September 30, 2019)

More details you can find on the Company websites:

NK Group was founded in 1916 and in 2016 it celebrated 100 years in the market.


Global "sukima" ideas

Nippon Kayaku Group chose a slogan that would raise the level of the company’s identity. Global “sukima” ideas is a simple, easily comprehensible and unforgettable phrase that together with the company name Nippon Kayaku, expresses the broad image of the Nippon Kayaku Group.



This logo symbolizes Nippon Kayaku's company policies. The space at the center represents the cosmos, world and expanses of the Earth. The two soaring ellipses represent creativity and courage and the two circles are the confidence between Nippon Kayaku, which aspires to extraterrestrial space, and the public.