What Are the Top 10 Shock Absorber manufacturers in the World?

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    The shock absorber is a key component in the automobile suspension system. Its main function is to reduce the discomfort of bumps when you encounter uneven roads while driving. It converts the energy of vehicle vibration into heat energy through the damping effect of oil or gas, preventing the energy from being directly transferred to the body of the vehicle, reducing the bumps of the vehicle while maintaining good contact between the tire and the ground, improving handling performance and safety.

    The following is a list of shock absorber manufacturers, hoping to provide you with a comprehensive and reliable resource if you are looking for a shock absorber supplier.

    The List of Shock Absorber Manufacturers:

    KYB shock absorber manufacturers


    KYB Industries, Ltd., a Japanese company, has a high brand awareness and reputation worldwide and is the preferred supplier of many automakers. Currently, KYB has 32 branches in 21 countries worldwide, including 15 production bases in Europe, the United States, and other places.

    KYB’s shock absorbers are divided into various types suitable for various models and uses.

    • KYB Excel-G: for popular cars, trucks, SUVs, and CUVs
    • KYB Strut-Plus: for all kinds of vehicles
    • KYB Gas-a-Just: for cars, trucks, vans and SUVs
    • KYB MonoMax: for trucks and SUVs, some lifted applications
    • KYB Truck-Plus: for modern ½ ton trucks
    • KYB JAOS: for offroad vehicles
    Monroe shock absorber manufacturers


    Monroe is one of the world’s leading shock absorber manufacturers, and its products are widely used in automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, construction machinery, etc. Monroe’s shock absorber products have multiple production bases around the world, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and other countries and regions.

    In addition to shock absorbers, their product line includes various components for suspension systems, braking systems, transmission systems and vehicle control systems to meet the needs of different models and uses.

    Monroe Shock Absorber has an extensive sales and service network around the world, providing customers with high-quality shock absorber products and professional after-sales services. And it is favored by global automobile manufacturers and consumers for its high quality and reliability.

    GDST Auto Parts

    GDST Auto Parts is a leading shock absorber manufacturer in China with 20 years of experience. GDST shock absorbers cover Japanese, Korean, European, German, and American vehicles, and export to Europe, South America, North America, the Middle East, and over 80 countries. Because of their high-quality products and competitive prices, the GDST brand has won the trust and favor of wholesalers and distributors.

    What You Can Get From GDST?

    • Type: Gas/Oil
    • MOQ: 50pcs each code
    • Price: Factory directly selling
    • Package: GDST color box/customized box
    • Warranty: one year/30000kms
    • Sample: Available
    • Certification: IATF16949 and SGS
    • Service: OEM/ODM
    • Delivery Time: 45-50 days
    Gabriel shock absorber manufacturers


    Gabriel is one of the leading automotive shock absorber manufacturers in the United States. Its shock absorber products are widely used in various types of vehicles. In the automotive aftermarket, Gabriel shock absorbers are favored by consumers for their excellent cost-effectiveness and stable performance.

    The History Of Gabriel:

    • 1907:Gabriel introduces the first automotive shock in America – the Gabriel Snubber
    • 1918:Gabriel unveils the first hydraulic shock absorber
    • 1950’s: Gabriel introduces the first heavy-duty shock absorber
    • 1956: Gabriel invents the first adjustable shock absorber
    • 1967: Gabriel introduces the first air-adjustable shock absorber
    • 1983: Gabriel launches the first US-produced gas-charged twin-tube shock
    • 2001: Gabriel launches MaxControl Monotube Shocks
    • 2004: Gabriel offers ReadyMount Complete Struts


    Today, Bilstein has more than 4,000 employees at 9 locations around the world and produces approximately 13 million shock absorbers per year.

    Bilstein provides shock absorbers and air suspensions to many automobile companies in the automotive manufacturing field, and also provides original replacement parts and upgraded modification parts in the aftermarket. The monotube air shock absorbers developed and tested by Bilstein are used in almost all leading models known for their performance, such as Bugatti Veyron, Lamborghini Gallardo, Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman.

    Bilstein also excels in the field of motorsports, and its brilliant achievements in mainstream and top competitions around the world prove its track strength.


    Sachs is a brand of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, focusing on providing products such as shock absorbers, clutches, dual-mass flywheels, and clutch operating systems for passenger cars, SUVs, and trucks.

    Product Features:

    • Excellent shock absorption effect, quickly responds to changes in the road surface, providing drivers with excellent handling performance and stability.
    • Excellent wear resistance and durability, can adapt to various road conditions, reduce wear of the suspension system, and extend the lifespan of the vehicle.
    • Sachs not only produces shock absorbers but also other suspension parts, such as springs, suspension arms, ball joints, etc. which use advanced technology and materials to improve the suspension performance and comfort.
    KONI shock absorber manufacturers


    KONI is one of the world’s leading shock absorber brands and has won wide recognition in the market for its excellent quality, advanced technology, and wide range of applications. KONI’s products not only occupy an important position in the European market but are also exported to more than 90 countries and regions around the world, providing high-quality shock absorber products to consumers around the world.

    Product Line and Features:

    • KONI developed the world’s first adjustable compression shock absorber and successively launched the Classic, FSD, Special Active, and other series of products.
    • KONI shock absorbers are made of high-quality raw materials and processed with high precision to provide excellent performance and comfort.
    • KONI’s FSD technology can adjust the hardness according to the vibration frequency, providing different soft and hard textures to meet different driving needs.
    tenneco shock absorber manufacturers


    Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers, and sellers of automotive suspension and exhaust systems. It has established good cooperative relationships with many major Chinese vehicle manufacturers such as FAW-Volkswagen, Shanghai GM, and Changan Ford, and provides high-quality shock absorber products for many best-selling models.

    Tenneco Shock Absorber Features:

    • Excellent performance, improving the ride smoothness and stability of the vehicle, and enhancing the driving experience.
    • Strong durability, using high-quality materials and durable structural design, can withstand long-term use and harsh environmental conditions.
    • Easy installation, reasonable design, no special tools or skills are required, and it can be easily installed on the vehicle.


    Mando is a comprehensive auto parts manufacturer involved in automotive brake systems, suspension systems, power steering systems, etc. Their products are sold to more than 50 countries and regions worldwide.

    Mando’s main products include:

    • shock absorber
    • brake discs
    • brake pads
    • brake disc kits
    • brake calipers
    • brake pumps
    • suspension brackets
    • power steering gears
    • steering rods
    • hydraulic cylinders
    Tokico shock absorber manufacturers


    Tokico is one of the top 100 auto parts companies in the world. It mainly produces automotive brake systems and vibration reduction systems and provides products to many well-known automobile brands such as Toyota, Nissan, Suzuki, Fuji Heavy Industries, Ford, Chrysler, Mercedes-Benz, etc.

    Tokico Shock Absorber Features:

    • Lightweight and responsive, able to quickly adapt to changes in road conditions and provide the driver with a stable control experience.
    • Integrate electronic control technology that can adjust the damping force in real-time according to road conditions, thereby achieving better handling and comfort.
    • Have a good reputation in the global market. Its high-quality products and reliable performance have won the trust of many automobile manufacturers and consumers.
    • Suitable for various types of vehicles and uses, including passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and racing cars.
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    Eric Ding

    Hi, I'm Eric, the founder of GDST Auto Parts, a family-run business, and we are a professional suspension parts manufacturer in China.
    With 20 years' experience of production and sales, we have worked with 150+ clients from 80+ countries.
    I'm writing this article to share some knowledge about suspension parts with you.

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