Lear Corporation GmbH

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Lear Corporation is one of the world´s largest supplier of automotive interior systems and components. Lear provides complete seating systems, electronic products and electrical distribution systems. Lear´s world-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of more than 90,000 employees at 242 facilities in 33 countries.

Technologies / Research Focus

  • Smart Power
  • Sound Systems
  • Infotainment electronics
  • Gateway Technology
  • Adaptive Front Lighting Control
  • LED Technology
  • Video Entertainment Systems
  • Mobile TV reception

Products / Services

  • Vehicle Lighting Electronics
  • Gateway Modules
  • Audio Amplifiers
  • Loudspeakers
  • Automotive TV Receivers
  • Displays
  • DVD Players
  • Sound Systems
  • ISO/TS 16949
  • ISO 14001


Lear Kronach belongs to the Electrical Systems Division. As centre of excellence, it is worldwide responsible for the development and manufacturing of products being strategically supervised at the manufacturing base. Already in the mid 1980s, first products were manufactured at the production location. Since then, Lear has been establishing a good reputation among automobile manufacturers around the world due to its superior quality products, the quality taking a centre stage in all processes, as well as to the high competence of its staff.  

The product portfolio currently includes intelligent power switches and infotainment modules and systems that comprise products such as sound systems that increase the auditory treat of music in vehicles, TV receivers and rear seat entertainment systems that entertain passengers with current TV program and videos.  

Since years, these products are found in a number of vehicles of known car brands and are used and appreciated daily by users worldwide.


Intelligent head light system
Intelligent head light system
Infotainment Demo Car
Infotainment Demo Car
Lear Corporation GmbH
Industriestraße 48
96317 Kronach
Reiner Thüroff
Finance Director
+49 9261-500-108
+49 9261-500-102


FP7 - seventh framework programme
European Union
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme FP7 under grant agreement n° 285811.