Most of you have read our company profile reports about the big 4 : Automotive Lighting, Hella, Koito, and Valeo. Today we’re excited to present our first detailed study on a smaller Austrian lighting company but nevertheless one of the most innovative, Zizala (ZKW), an Austrian lighting company delivering their products to most of the premium car makers.
Our ZKW report illustrates the company’s motto « Provider of Premium lighting systems », showing in detail how ZKW are heavily involved in cutting-edge research, development, manufacturing and trade of advanced lighting systems and components such as AFS, Adaptive Lighting Systems, and LED front lighting systems. Not only do they provide innovative lighting devices—such as the Xenon and LED headlamps on advanced Audi, BMW, and Mercedes products—but their R&D team contribute materially to the state of the art in general. Their strategy oriented to premium cars and lighting innovative generalist car makers and their vision to premium lighting in 2020 is the key underlying their growth and their positive success.
We’ve incorporated your suggestions and comments on our previous reports into this newest one, and we hope you’ll take a moment once you’ve read it to offer your views.
We intend to publish within the next 12 months company profile reports on Visteon, Stanley and SL Corp in order to complete a first review of the top 8 automotive Tier 1 lighting suppliers.
DVN General Editor