• In autumn 2020, KB Components in Örkelljunga will be covering large portions of its roof, as well as an extensive ground area, with solar panels. The installation area will total 5,750 square metres and include 1,450 panels, which will begin operating in the autumn. “This......

  • Manually fitting pallet collars onto wooden pallets is a strenuous, labour-intensive job. When KB Components in Örkelljunga decided to install automatic equipment for constructing pallets, they were faced with a major challenge because no ready-to-use systems were available. Many enquiries were sent out to automation......

  • To strengthen our capabilities to provide fast and accurate measurement services to our customers, KB Components UAB in Kaunas have opened a new measurement center. The center is equipped with a CMM measurement machine, using the same software as the other measurement centers within the......

  • KB Components acquires Placell AB in Gislaved, Sweden and will integrate the operations in its European Injection Molding business. As per today, after completion of the acquisition the company will be renamed to KB Components Placell AB.  Placell AB has a turnover of 12 MEuro......

  • Today, the three hundred square meter visitor center was opened at KB Component’s headquarter in Örkelljunga. This area presents the 7 different business areas, tells the over 70-year story, talks about the environment and the future. Conspicuous is a car, a Volvo XC60, centrally placed......

  • KB Components is working to secure operational excellence in all sites by creating a global structure for continous improvements and structure for ”Best Practise Sharing”. To do this they use the tool LDA (Lean Deployment Assessment) developed by Volvo Cars.  The purpose is to to......

  • We have recently produced a new business brochure. Read more....

  • Development and innovation are two important parts of KB Components and they are constantly involved in a number of different research projects in order to keep the company in focus in new technology. One of these projects is DIP (Digital twin for development and installation of production systems) and......

  • Kautex, a global first tier supplier to the automotive industry, has awarded KB Components the Supplier of the Year award 2019 for out-standing partnership in supporting Kautex’ global foot-print. KB Components is supplying Kautex from three plants (Canada, China and Mexico). The recent acquisition of......

  • As a part of the reconstruction of the Vari-Form Group, llc. KB Components AB have established KB Components Canada, inc. by acquiring the assets of PM Plastics Ltd. The new entity will have a turnover of 10 M USD and will employ app. 60 employees.......

  • KB Components continue the journey in operational excellence. In the past week we certified our 5th production site to IATF16949:2016. KBC Plastunion Anderstorp Sweden, is proud to offer their customers an operation, that fulfill the high requirements in the automotive segment....

  • DKI Plast is a Danish supplier of injection moulded and extruded components to customers within the lighting-, furniture- and industrial-sector. The company has a turnover of 18 MEUR and run since 2013 all operations in Zilina in the north part of Slovakia. Through the acquisition,......

  • KB Components have always been in the forefront of new technology and is now fine-tuning its investments in automatization and digitization, raising customer value through improved manufacturing efficiency, process stability and quality.   The unit in Orkelljunga, Sweden, have since many years linked all machines to......

  • In March 2018 KB Components Lunketec opened its new production facilities which increases the production capacity in Mexico by 100%. The new hall consists of 4000 m2 production surface and will allow the installation of additional 15 – 20 injection molding machines. To improve the......

  • China’s automobile industry development is faced with enormous pressure on energy and environmental protection. In order to satisfy the increasing needs for automobile consumption during energy and emission reduction, the lightweight vehicle is becoming extremely urgent in the China’s automobile industry development. The 5th  China......