Joyson Safety Systems

Joyson Safety Systems Overview

Founded 1916
Status Acquired/​Merged
Employees 50,000
Latest Deal Type PE Growth
Financing Rounds 8
Investments 8

Joyson Safety Systems General Information


Manufacturer of safety-critical components and systems for the automotive industry. The company designs airbags, seatbelts, steering wheels and fully integrated safety systems. It primarily offers accessories that include automatic and manual shift knobs, park brake handles, shift and brake boots, armrest covers, pull handles and assorted trim components and electronics, which comprise Seat track position sensor, seatbelt tension sensor, crash sensor, ball in tube sensor, reed switch, proximity sensors, reed relays, safing sensor, smart squib and BASS algorithm. It also provides airbags, inflators, safety systems, seat belts, steering wheels and seatbelt webbing. In addition, it offers electronic assembly, metal finishing and Precompliance EMI services.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
KSS, Breed Technologies, Key Safety Systems
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Primary Office
  • 2025 Harmon Road
  • Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  • United States
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Joyson Safety Systems Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Joyson Safety Systems Competitors (13)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
BorgWarner Corporation Auburn Hills, MI 00000
000000000 00000000 Formerly PE-Backed Aurangabad, India 0000 00000 00000000000 00000
0000000 Corporation Lake Forest, IL 00000 00000000000
0000 0000000000000 Private Equity-Backed Buford, GA 000 00000 000000000000 00000
0000000 0000000000 Private Equity-Backed Philadelphia, PA 0000 00000 000000000000 00000

Joyson Safety Systems Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Guido Durrer Chief Executive Officer & President
Michael Orzinski Regional President EMEA (Interim) & Chief Purchasing Officer
Jim Scarpa President Passive Safety Americas Region
Karen Hong Chief Financial Officer
Jean-Luc Hemmert Chief Operating Officer

7 Former Executives

Joyson Safety Systems Board Members (3)

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Name Representing Role Since
00000000 0000000 Self Chairman 000 0000

2 Former Board Members

Joyson Safety Systems Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Joyson Safety Systems Investments & Acquisitions (8)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 12-Apr-2018 0000000000 00.000 Automotive 00000 000
000000 (000000 000 15-Dec-2016 000000000 00000 00 Buildings and Property 000000 0000000
0000000000000000 01-Oct-2016 0000 00000 00.00 Electronics (B2C) 0000 0000000
000000000 0000000 26-Feb-2016 0000000000 Automotive 0000 000000
ActiveProtective 21-Jan-2016 Seed Round 00.00 Electronics (B2C) 0000 0000000

Joyson Safety Systems Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000000000 0000000 Automotive Seongnam, South Korea 0000

Joyson Safety Systems Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000-00000000 00000 11-Dec-2014 000000000 Completed
  • 000000 000000 0000
KSS-Abhishek Safety Systems 01-Oct-2007 Merger/Acquisition Completed