R&D Resources & Strategy
KST propels its ongoing growth by unwaveringly committing to research and innovation. Within the company’s R&D department, which is comprised of a team of over 60 dedicated individuals, strategic formulation and execution of medium and long-term product development strategies take place.
This holistic approach encompasses a multitude of facets. These include the creation of new products, the implementation of cutting-edge process technologies and equipment, research into novel materials, the refinement of development processes, and the active nurturing of design talent.
R&D Design Capabilities
Experience in R&D Mold Design
With a foundation of 50 years of product development experience and profound expertise in mold design, KST has meticulously crafted an impressive portfolio of approximately 30,000 products and over 4,000 sets of molds. Leveraging our professional experience, abundant resources, and comprehensive services, we are fully equipped to collaborate on your designs or actively contribute to the development of new ones. As your dedicated engineering and manufacturing partner, KST is committed to embodying the ideal partnership.
R&D Quality Management Processes & Practices
At KST Research and Development, we take immense pride in our commitment to delivering the highest quality products and services to our valued clients. We are pleased to announce that we have achieved IATF 16949 certification, a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence in the automotive industry. This certification underscores our adherence to rigorous quality management practices and automotive-specific standards. Central to our quality assurance approach is the implementation of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) processes. With APQP as a cornerstone of our methodology, we meticulously plan, design, and develop products while proactively addressing potential issues, thus minimizing risks and ensuring that our products consistently meet and exceed customer expectations. This integrated approach, combining IATF certification and the rigor of APQP processes, showcases our continuous commitment to innovation, precision, and customer satisfaction at every stage of our research and development endeavors.