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Key Safety Systems, Inc.                                                         Key Employees
                                                                                 Name                          Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                               Chief Financial Officer,
                                    7000 Nineteen Mile Road, Sterling Heights,   David M. Smith                Senior Vice President -
Headquarters Address
                                    48314, United States of America
                                                                                                               Specialty Business Unit
Telephone                           + 1 586 7263800                                                            Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 Greg Heald                    Business Development &
Fax                                 + 1 586 7264150                                                            Procurement
                                                                                                               President, Chief Executive
                                                                                 Jason Luo
Website                             www.keysafetyinc.com                                                       Officer
                                                                                                               Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 Larry Casey
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       N/A                                                                        Global Human Resources
                                                                                                               President - Safety
                                                                                 Mark Wehner
Number of Employees                 N/A
                                                                                                               Products Business Unit
                                                                                                               Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 Ronald Feldeisen              Global Sales and
Fiscal Year End                     N/A
                                                                                                               Marketing
                                                                                                               Senior Vice President -
Revenue (in US$ million)            1,000.00
                                                                                 Thomas M. Dono, Jr.           Legal Affairs, General
                                                                                                               Counsel


                                                                                 Company Overview
SWOT Analysis
                                                                                 Key Safety Systems, Inc. (KSS), formerly known
                                                                                 as Breed Technologies, Inc., is a global supplier
Strengths                           Weaknesses
                                                                                 of advanced engineered safety products to
                                                                                 automotive and non-automotive markets. The
Global presence                     Poor product differentiation                 company designs, develops and produces
                                                                                 automotive safety critical components and
Process integration                 Private ownership                            systems such as airbags, inflators, seat belts,
                                                                                 and steering wheels. In addition, it offers
Strong customer base                                                             electronic assembly, metal finishing, and
                                                                                 precompliance EMI services. It supplies its
Opportunities                       Threats                                      products across North America, Europe, and
                                                                                 Asia. The company’s products are featured in
Cost efficiency initiatives         Growing competition                          over 300 vehicle models manufactured by more
                                                                                 than 60 well-diversified worldwide customers.
Growing potential in the emerging                                                The company has a global network of 34 sales,
                                    Volatile raw material prices
markets                                                                          engineering, and manufacturing facilities in 12
                                                                                 countries across the globe. KSS owns and
Strategic alliance                                                               manages four principal technical centers in the
                                                                                 US, China, Japan and Germany as well as an
Strategic expansion initiatives                                                  Inflator Technical Center in the US. Key Safety
                                                                                 Systems, Inc. is headquartered in Sterling
                                                                                 Heights, Michigan, the US.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 7
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................7
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................7
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................7
    3.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................8
4     Key Safety Systems, Inc. - Company Statement ................................................................................. 10
5     Key Safety Systems, Inc. - History ....................................
								
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