Top Companies in the Automotive Seat Market

Automotive Industry

Top Companies in the Automotive Seat Market

The global automotive seat market reached US$ 83.5 Billion in 2022. Automotive seats are a crucial vehicle component designed to offer occupants comfort, support, and protection in case of a sudden brake or acceleration. They are manufactured from foam, plastics, and metal structures, such as steel, aluminum, and mixed materials. While the front driver and passenger seat consists of three main parts, including a squab, cushion, and headrest, a standard car seat provides support to the head, thighs, buttocks, and lower and upper back. They also help enhance the appearance of the vehicle interior as they can integrate various interior parts and fabric materials. As a result, automotive seats are widely used in different types of vehicles for improved convenience and safety of passengers. 

As per the analysis by IMARC Group, the top companies in the automotive seat industry are adopting lightweight and advanced fabric materials to lower the overall vehicle load for higher fuel efficiency. They are also incorporating new features in automotive seats, including folding pads, laptop stands, and airbags. Besides this, the leading manufacturers are introducing innovative safety features, such as dual airbags and seatbelt pre-tensioners, to prevent injury during vehicle crashes or severe collisions. They are also integrating automotive seats with smart sensors, air-moving devices, high-power-density heaters, and convective heaters. Furthermore, several key players are focusing on designing intelligent seating systems with superior comfort, ergonomics, and sustainable materials. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market value to reach US$ 107.9 Billion by 2028, growing at a (CAGR) of 4.18% during 2023-2028. 

List of Top Companies Operating in the global automotive seat Industry:

Adient plc 

Establishment: 2016

Headquarters: Michigan, the United States


Adient plc is a global leader in automotive seating and a leading manufacturer of lightweight components. It produces and delivers automotive seating for all major OEMs. Its expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process, from complete seating systems to individual foam, trim, and metal components. With more than 70,000 employees in 30 countries, the company owns and operates over 200 manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide. 

Aisin Seiki Co. Ltd.

Establishment: 1965

Headquarters: Aichi, Japan


Aisin Seiki Co. Ltd. is a global supplier of automotive components mainly engaged in the manufacturing and selling of vehicle parts and energy- and lifestyle-related products. It offers a range of mobility products and services, including powertrain, chassis and vehicle safety systems, body, connected and sharing solutions, and aftermarket. Its diversified product portfolio comprises seat-related products, door, roof, and front-related products, parking and driving support, brake and steering-related products, car navigation systems, and repair and maintenance products.

Faurecia SE 

Establishment: 1997

Headquarters: Nanterre, France


Faurecia SE is a world leader in automotive technology that designs innovative solutions for safe, sustainable, connected, and personalized mobility. It operates through its four business groups, namely Seating, Interiors, Clean Mobility, and Electronics. Faurecia Seating develops premium quality, advanced seats and seating systems that optimize the safety, well-being, and comfort of occupants. It offers complete seats, mechanisms & frames, and covers & comfort solutions. With more than 111,000 employees, Faurecia operates over 300 industrial sites and 39 R&D centers across 40+ countries.

Gentherm Incorporated

Establishment: 1991

Headquarters: Michigan, the United States


Gentherm Incorporated is a developer and marketer of innovative thermal management and pneumatic comfort technologies for the automotive sector. It designs, develops, and manufactures a range of products for heating, cooling, temperature control, and ventilating applications. It has a broad automotive product portfolio comprising seat comfort, interior comfort, electronics & cables, ClimateSense, and battery performance solutions. With more than 13,000 employees, the company operates in over 12 countries globally. 

Lear Corporation

Establishment: 1917

Headquarters: Michigan, the United States


Lear Corporation is a global automotive technology leader in seating and E-Systems, enabling superior in-vehicle experiences for customers worldwide. The company is a world leader in luxury and performance seating, offering the most sophisticated seating capabilities. Currently, the company employs 160,000+ people and operates more than 253 facilities in 38 countries across the globe.

Magna International Inc.

Establishment: 1957

Headquarters: Ontario, Canada


Magna International Inc. is a mobility technology company and one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. It develops and manufactures high-quality seating systems, body exteriors & structures, power and vision, and complete vehicles. It has a broad product portfolio consisting of seating, structural products, mechanisms and hardware, and foam and trim products for the global automotive, heavy truck, and bus industries. With over 170,000 employees, the company operates 345 manufacturing facilities and 90 product development, engineering, and sales centers spanning 28 countries across the globe.

NHK Spring Co. Ltd.

Establishment: 1939

Headquarters: Yokohama, Japan


NHK Spring Co. Ltd is a leading manufacturer of automotive parts across the globe. The company operates through five business divisions: Suspension Spring, Seating, Precision Spring & Components, Disk Drive Suspension, and Industrial Machinery & Equipment. Its extensive product portfolio consists of automotive seats, suspension springs, HDD suspensions and mechanical components, semiconductor process components, ceramic products, pipe support systems, security products, polyurethane products, integrated metal substrates, and parking systems.


Establishment: 1954

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan


TACHI-S CO. LTD. is a Japan-based integrated automobile seat producer (from development to production). It is primarily engaged in designing and developing automotive seat systems and manufacturing various seating products. At present, the company owns and operates 70 facilities in over 13 countries across the world.

Toyota Boshoku Corporation (Toyota Motor Corporation)

Establishment: 1950

Headquarters: Aichi, Japan


Toyota Boshoku Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells various automotive interior systems and products, powertrain components, automotive filters, and fabric goods. The company mainly operates via three businesses: Seat, Interior & Exterior, and Unit Components. Under the seat business, it offers automobile seats, aircraft seats, and other seats. Its broad automobile seat product portfolio includes seats, executive lounge and sports seats, round recliners, seat frames, long slide rails, and other functional parts. 


Establishment: 1960

Headquarters: Saitama, Japan


TS TECH CO. LTD. is primarily involved in manufacturing and selling seats, interior trim, and interior components for automobiles and motorcycle seats, parts, and accessories. Its flagship product is vehicle seats, and its main automotive products include front, mid, and rear seats and door trim. 

About IMARC Group: IMARC Group is a leading market research and consulting company that offers management strategy and market research worldwide. The company has done multiple projects on the automotive seat industry, which has enabled clients to set up and expand their businesses successfully.        

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