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KAWE is a family owned manufacturing and trading company, specialized in friction technology. Founded in Raalte, Holland anno 1970
For more than 40 years, the company is a leader in the development, production and distribution of friction and brake materials. In the course of this period, the KAWE brand name has earned a worldwide reputation.


The roots of our company however, go back to ‘K & W’ spare parts company founded in Deventer, Holland in 1938
Our history spans 3 generations and almost 75 years of automotive experience!