Kiel Seating Solutions

We are one of leading manufacturers of seating systems for commercial vehicles and public transport by bus and train at local, regional, and intercity levels. We provide both complete seating systems and customised, customer-orientated seating solutions to meet specific requirements. Our products are characterised by premium quality, sophisticated technology and modern design, and meet the highest of demands in terms of safety and passenger comfort. They are not just of a high quality; they are also long-lasting, durable and economical. Our objective is to increase safety and comfort through its premium products and to meet its environmental responsibility through innovative developments and efficient manufacturing processes.
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Our strengths

  • Premium manufacturer of bus and train seats
  • Pioneer in the development of passenger seats
  • Empathy, a focus on the customer and cost-effectiveness are our visions for the future
  • Global presence
  • Global customer service
  • 1,400 employees worldwide
  • Offices across the globe
  • ISO-certification
  • Premium product quality
  • Attractive styling

Products

Bus Seats

  • Comprehensive range for local, regional and intercity transport
  • Custom seating solutions and complete seating systems available
  • Modern designs, innovative extras
  • The best possible ergonomics and safety for passengers
  • Economical thanks to their low weight and modern materials
  • Environmentally friendly: modular seats that can be recycled

Train Seats

  • Seats and seating systems for local, regional and intercity trains
  • Innovative concepts and attractive designs
  • High levels of quality, durability and vandalism protection
  • The best possible ergonomics and safety for passengers
  • Economical thanks to their low weight and modern materials
  • Environmentally friendly: modular seats that can be recycled

Kiel Group

Kiel started laying the groundwork for its international expansion very early on. Kiel gradually broke into key markets, both through collaborations with seating manufacturers in Italy and Spain, and through the company’s own regional offices. The first subsidiary was established in Turkey back in 1996. In 1997, a branch opened in Poland and this was followed by one in the Netherlands in 2000, in the USA in 2009 and a joint venture in Russia in 2011. In 2017, a subsidiary was founded in Macedonia, while 2020 saw the opening of a subsidiary in North America and a joint venture in China. As a result, Kiel is currently represented in almost all European markets, as well as in North America, Australia, the Near East and Asia. It means that we can provide a varied range of products that meet both national requirements and individual customer requests, and that we can guarantee a real proximity to customers, as well as efficient coordination and short delivery routes and times. This all helps to guarantee our consistently high quality standards, which are typical of Kiel, and to do so across the world.
Headquarter
Member
Part
Cooperation
Distribution
Germany
Franz Kiel GmbH
Nürnberger Straße 62
86720 Nördlingen
Germany
Holding Lorem Franz Kiel GmbH
Nürnberger Straße 62
86720 Nördlingen
France
Kiel France s.a.r.l
Espace St Germain
Bâtiment « le Saxo »
30 avenue du Général Leclerc – BP 254
38217 Vienne, Frankreich
Netherlands
Franz Kiel B.V.
Markiezenbaan 2
5121 DS, Rijen, Niederlande
North Macedonia
Kiel Macedonia DOOEL
Zhelino 101 br.6
1226 Zhelino, Nordmazedonien
Poland
Kiel Polska Sp. z o.o.
Paproc 196
64-300 Nowy Tomysl, Polen
Spain
EMAR MANUFACTURAS METÁLICAS, S.A.
C/Portalada, 40. Polígono La Portalada
26006 Logroño, Spanien
Turkey
FKT Koltuk Sistemleri A.Ş.
NOSAB 305.Sokak No:1
16145 Nilüfer Bursa, Türkei
USA
Kiel N.A., L.L.C
2009 Middlebury Street
Elkhart, IN 46516, USA
USA
KSU N.A., L.L.C
3000 Madison Street
Bellwood, IL 60104, USA
China
Jiangsu ARSALE KIEL Seats Co., Ltd.
No. 12-13, Xingbang Road
Luoxi Airport Industrial Park
Xinbei District, Changzhou
Jiangsu Province, China
Australia
McConnell
100 Bakers Road
North Coburg, Vic. 3058, Australien
Italy
C&G Kiel Italia
Via Monticelli di Sotto,
area PIP 84085
Mercato S. Severino, Italien
Israel
Polyrit
Kibbutz Zikim 7914000, Israel
Austria
Dr. Mauric GmbH
Reisberggasse 3-5 / G
1230 Wien, Österreich
Northern Countries
Werner Nüchterlein
Representative Nordics
Valhallavägen 49
SE-451 52 Uddevalla, Schweden
Slovenia
Xena d.o.o.
Paritzanska cesta 5
2000 Maribor, Slowenien
North America
Metro Transit Sales
560 Sixth Avenue North
Minneapolis,
MN 55411, USA

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