Key Safety Systems Selects TabWare CMMS / EAM to Manage Manufacturing Plant Assets

Key Safety Systems (KSS) has chosen TabWare CMMS / EAM Best Practices to improve maintenance processes across plants in North America, Europe and Asia.

Key Safety

About Key Safety Systems:

Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Key Safety Systems (KSS) is a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of automotive safety-critical components and systems including airbags, seatbelts and steering wheels. Their products are featured in more than 300 vehicle models produced by over 60 well-diversified customers worldwide. KSS also supplies a wide variety of non-automotive businesses including military and commercial vehicles.

KSS achieves competitive advantages by operating as a seamless global entity where all worldwide associates work together, continuously improving all aspects of their business. KSS operates each facility to better serve their customers and achieve targeted financial results through innovative technology, lean manufacturing, efficient work force, focused customer service and excellent quality.

Challenges & Requirements:

  • Ease-of-use for maintenance personnel
  • CMMS / EAM provider with extensive Manufacturing industry experience
  • Multi-site and multi-language support
  • Improve equipment uptime to meet customer demands

As we continue to expand our global operations we needed a system that can easily align with our plans for process improvement, implementation of best practices and management of MRO spares across multiple sites. It became evident that TabWare’s ease-of-use, multi-language capabilities and easy integration to multiple financial systems, will enable rapid user adoption and quick return on investment. The Automotive industry is very competitive, and TabWare will help us ensure our equipment functions at the highest levels possible, in order to maximize asset performance in meeting the growing demands of our customers.”
– Jim Scarpa, Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing
Key Safety Systems


TabWare Benefits:

  • Seamless integration with multiple financial systems
  • Maintenance process improvements across plants in North America, Europe and Asia
  • Improves MRO spare parts management
  • Best Practices implementation led to rapid user adoption and ROI
  • Increases equipment availability and longevity
  • Improvements in asset uptime


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