About Kautex

Kautex is part of Textron. Textron is a $13.8 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defence, specialised vehicles, turf care, fuel systems, and tools and test equipment.

Kautex is the industrial manufacturing arm of Textron. In the UK we have three sites producing different products for tier 1 and 2 suppliers, OEM customers and other Kautex sites globally.

Kautex Unipart

Kautex Unipart Ltd (KUL), the joint venture between Unipart and its German partner Kautex Textron Gmbh, currently produces around 1 million fuel tanks annually for leading automotive manufacturers such as Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Honda. KUL is part of Unipart Manufacturing Group (UMG) who are a global specialist in manufacturing, supply chain and consultancy.

Kautex Textron

Kautex Textron is a manufacturing company with 31 facilities in 14 countries, and one of the 100 largest automotive suppliers in the world. We develop and produce blow-moulded fuel systems, selective catalytic reduction systems, clear vision systems, engine camshafts and plastic industrial packaging solutions.

Kautex CVS

Dirt from muddy roads, dust, frost, snow, and pollution can all affect the performance of your vehicle's windscreen (windshield), headlamp or camera system(s). To help safeguard the full functionality of these components, Clear Vision Systems provides wash system solutions and sensor cleaning solutions for the automotive industry.

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We work in the following sectors

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing

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We are one of the 100 largest automotive suppliers in the world.
We have 31 facilities in 14 countries.
We are part of Textron, a multi-industry company.
Textron is recognised for its powerful brands.
We produce around 1 million fuel tanks annually.
As part of the Textron team you have opportunity to make something real, no matter what career path you take.
We manufacture fuel systems for BMW, JLR and more.
Kautex Unipart is the UK’s biggest manufacturer of plastic fuel tanks.
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