KYB Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of shock absorbers, hydraulic equipment and system products. It operates through the following segments: Automotive Components, Hydraulic Components, System Products and Others. The Automotive Components segment includes shock absorbers, suspension systems, power steering systems, vane pumps, front forks, oil cushion units, stay dampers, and locks. The Hydraulic Components segment consists of cylinders, valves, oil dampers, shock absorbers, pumps, motors, and aircraft systems. The System products segment includes simulators, auditorium and stage control systems. The Others segment composes of specially-equipped vehicles, concrete mixer trucks, environmental equipment, electronics, simulators, naval equipment, and hydraulic systems. The company was founded by Shiro Kayaba on November 19, 1919 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.