RECARO Automotive North America, Inc. Acquires C12 Technology Assets

November 20, 2023, RECARO Automotive North America, Inc., a leader in design and manufacturing of premium performance automotive seating, has acquired the assets and technology of C12 Technology. 

Detroit, Michigan, November 20, 2023 – RECARO Automotive North America, Inc. announces acquisition of the assets and technology of C12 Technology, a South Carolina company.  RECARO Automotive is the leader in the development, production, and marketing of premium vehicle seats for automotive OEM’s, motorsport, aftermarket and commercial vehicles in North America, Europe, and Asia. 

OEM’s want innovative partners to support and service their product lines from design concept to production. C12 Technology specializes in advanced material component development and production utilizing compression molding, RTM, autoclave, and rotomolding processes, inclusive of carbon fiber rotational molding for complex structures. By incorporating these advanced composite material capabilities from raw material development through final component production, RECARO Automotive continues to strengthen its brand in the premium performance seat market. 

“In our effort to increase support for our customers from concept to manufacturing, it made sense to vertically integrate the proprietary engineering, development, and manufacturing of composites. We welcome the global support of the entire C12 Technology team, with Oliver Wainwright and Reid McFarlin, joining us, respectively, as Vice President of Global Advanced Manufacturing & Development and Director of Advanced Technology.” said Emil Kreycik, President and COO. 

About RECARO Automotive: 

RECARO Automotive, an innovative global supplier in the production of high-quality automotive seating, is a licensee of RECARO Holding GmbH. To learn more, please visit  

About C12 Technology: 

C12 Technology, best known for product design with recycled carbon fiber, currently manufactures composite parts for niche performance-based companies like RECARO Automotive. 

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