Acquisition creates a technology and manufacturing leader in military vehicle suspensions
The combination of GKE and ASI creates a unique supplier with a broad range of highly reliable and technologically advanced damping systems for vehicle and seating applications. The joint product portfolio positions GKE as the clear choice for customers seeking ride control solutions that improve performance within the "iron triangle" of Payload, Protection and Performance, whether for new platforms or for upgrades to the legacy fleet.
"The acquisition of Active Shock makes a great deal of sense for us", said
"We are excited about the exceptional opportunities this acquisition provides to the customer", said
The new entity, known as "Active Shock, LLC" will continue to operate in
About GKE - Since 1981, General Kinetics (www.kinetics.ca) has designed and manufactured a broad range of suspension system and damping components exclusively for military vehicles. GK products are found on most tactical and combat vehicles in the fleet.
About ASI - Active Shock (www.activeshock.com), founded in 2001, has developed industry-leading semi-active damping technology with broad applications from construction and mining to military vehicles.
SOURCE General Kinetics Engineering Corp.