Our story begins in 1970

KAWE is a family business that was founded in Raalte, Holland in 1970. Today, the company looks back on more than 50 years of successful development, production and distribution of clutch and brake parts. Establishing a worldwide reputation for the KAWE brand. The roots of our company however, go back to ‘Kruitbosch & de Weerd’ co. founded in Deventer, Holland in 1938. Our history spans 3 generations and 80 years of automotive experience!



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Our products

We offer our global customer base the largest possible range. With over 5.000 clutch references available, we are setting a world record!

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Quality driven

What our customers value most, is the support from our team of friction specialists. Some of whom have dedicated more than 40 years of service at KAWE with lots of passion and commitment. They gladly assist our customers even with most complex matters, like diagnosis of clutch malfunctions or requests for custom made solutions.

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Visit KAWE during Automechanika Frankfurt 2022

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Classic clutch

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2x 25th anniversary at KAWE Holland this week

2x 25th anniversary at KAWE Holland this week!

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