KST’s continuous growth is fueled by its strong commitment to research and innovation. Within the company’s R&D department, a team of 59 dedicated individuals is responsible for formulating and executing medium and long-term product development strategies.
This multifaceted approach encompasses various aspects, such as the creation of new products, the implementation of cutting-edge process technologies and equipment, the exploration of novel materials through research, the refinement of development processes, and the active cultivation of design talent.
To enhance the design and manufacturing capabilities of products, molds, and fixtures, KST extensively employs engineering drawing and analysis software, including AUTOCAD, Pro-Engineer, Uni-Graphic, ABAQUS, and other CAD/CAM computer design assistance systems. Furthermore, the company has implemented a PLM project lifecycle management system, which significantly strengthens the management efficiency of the product development cycle and technical data.
With 50 years of experience in product development and a profound expertise in mold design, KST has successfully created 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 with you on your designs or assist in the development of new ones. KST is committed to being your ideal engineering and manufacturing partner.
The company’s product line has experienced substantial growth, surpassing the boundaries of terminals, connectors, and cable tie series. It has now evolved into a comprehensive collection of offerings, catering to a diverse range of industries. These offerings include solar junction boxes, electric vehicle charging connectors, stainless steel and nylon cable ties, heat-shrinkable tubes, crimping equipment, and handheld crimping tools. These products serve a variety of sectors, including automotive, agriculture, machinery and equipment, shipping, distribution, and transmission, as well as the ever-expanding field of green energy. This expansion demonstrates the company’s commitment to meeting the needs of an increasingly diverse customer base.
Research and Development (R&D) serves as the cornerstone of KST’s sustainable growth strategy. R&D extends beyond the mere creation of cutting-edge products; it encompasses the formulation of medium and long-term objectives for advancing the design and implementation of safer, environmentally conscious manufacturing processes and equipment. Additionally, it involves the exploration and evaluation of novel materials through meticulous design and testing procedures. Equally vital is the establishment of a workplace culture that fosters mentorship, training, and the professional growth of engineers, thus instilling a profound appreciation for continuous learning and career development.