What We Do


A Tier One supplier to global OEMs, Kautex designs and manufacturers plastic fuel systems solutions, selective catalytic reduction systems (SCR), castings and camera/sensor cleaning solutions.


A pioneer in the production of plastic packaging, Kautex provides a wide variety of product offerings from standard catalog items to customer specific solution.

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Calvin Avram, Focus Factory Manager, IM/SCR

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Founded in 1935, Kautex quickly became a pioneer in the field of polymer processing. Today, we are a Top 100 supplier to global automotive OEMs, manufacturing plastic fuel systems, clear vision systems and castings, in addition to industrial packaging.

Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent college or university graduate, a U.S. veteran newly entering the corporate workforce, or a German secondary student seeking an apprenticeship, Kautex offers a wide variety of career opportunities for you. With more than 30 locations in 14 countries, you can experience the challenges and variety of a truly global business.

As part of the Textron portfolio, Kautex offers more than the opportunity to work in the dynamic environment of the automotive industry. As one of the world’s best known multi-industry companies, Textron is recognized for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, E-Z-GO and many more. The company leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative products and services. As part of the Textron team you have opportunity to Make Something Real, no matter what career path you choose.

Experienced Professionals
We are a strong team with a strong network.

Rolf Deindörfer, Director Manufacturing Technology EU

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Recent Graduates
At Kautex we are bringing ideas to life and driving innovation.

Elizaveta Fast, Quality Engineer

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College Students
Challenging assignments and the ability to make a difference.

Swapnil Joshi, Trainee

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Apprentices - Europe Only
Kautex offers real-world experience in the security of a supportive network.

Jonas Maike, Apprentice

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News & Events


Posted on January 17, 2018

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co. KG Celebrates Expansion of Bonn, Germany Headquarters

“This new location gives us a modern, professional facility in which to host our customers and improves the working environment for our Bonn employees.” said Jörg Rautenstrauch.

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Posted on July 13, 2017

GM Awards - Kautex honored as Top Supplier!

GM honored Kautex for its extraordinary work, commitment, and quality - driving exceptional business results for our customers.

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Posted on July 6, 2017

Kautex @ Automotive Day Aachen

Kautex participated in the 9th Automotive Day in Aachen. With a focus on the automobile industry, the Automotive Day provides students the chance to visit exhibition stands. Prestigious automakers and automotive suppliers take this opportunity to display their samples and to answer the students’ questions. 

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Posted on May 9, 2017


Kautex was named a GM Overdrive Award winner during General Motors’ 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 in Orlando, Fla.  

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Posted on April 26, 2017

Kautex Textron Celebrates Wuhan Facility Grand Opening

Kautex Textron GmbH & Co., KG (Kautex), a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, held a grand opening ceremony for its newest facility in China located in the Wuhan Economic and Technological Development Zone (WEDZ) in China's Hubei Province.

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Posted on April 26, 2017

Kautex Wuhan: Laying the groundwork for a new facility

Since its first anniversary, the face of Kautex Wuhan has undoubtedly changed. Learn how everything started, what has been achieved, and what the future outlooks are.

Posted on April 3, 2017

People on the Move - From Trainee to Quality Lab Group Leader

With our "People on the Move" series​, we´d like to give you some insights into ​how our colleagues benefited from Kautex' various career opportunities around the world.

Posted on November 29, 2016

How to rebuild a plant in two weeks

On August 24, the Kautex Windsor plant was struck by an F2 tornado. Once it was confirmed that all employees were safe, the team faced the arduous task of rebuilding and minimizing disruption to the customer.

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Posted on November 3, 2016

Kautex Belgium Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

The story begins in 1991 when the Kautex-group decided to build a new plant in Belgium.The first plastic fuel tanks (PFTs) left the new factory in Tessenderlo by 1992. Another Kautex facility was "born."

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Posted on October 23, 2016

Kautex Windsor employee, Bill Arquette, recounts his encounter with nature

The evening of August 24 was dark and rainy, but not unlike other rainy evenings in Windsor, Canada. Little did the team know the devistation that was about to come.


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Posted on July 16, 2016

Kautex continues development of 32nd Facility

With strong support from the Wuhan Economic Development Zone government and the efforts and cooperation of the landlord, construction company and design institute, our new facility in Wuhan was completed and handed over to Kautex. 

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Posted on June 19, 2016

Anniversary celebration includes family day activities

About 350 Kautex employees and family members attended the day-long celebration.

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