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With over 450 patents worldwide and numerous ‘industry firsts’, Multimatic’s focus on innovation and technology is a competitive advantage.

  • Multimatic StepGate™ has been a popular option on Ford trucks since 2008. A second-generation version is now in production.
  • Multimatic Ball&GrooveCheck™ door check became an industry standard upon its introduction in 1993, and has since seen use on 157 different vehicle models.
  • Multimatic HighValueCheck™ offers exceptional door control in an affordable, low-mass package.
  • Multimatic TailgateAssist™ dramatically reduces opening and closing efforts, along with noise and slam loads. Consumers consistently prefer its feel to other solutions.
  • Multimatic's championship-winning DSSV™ damper technology offers a proven competitive advantage over other damper products.
  • Multimatic BoxStep™ allows easy access to pickup truck box cargo, stowing when not in use, and without impacting vehicle ground clearance.
  • Available with or without an integrated NeedleCheck™, Multimatic BridgelessHinge™ shuns excess material for mass savings.
  • With its easy reset feature, the Multimatic resettable pedestrian protection hood hinge system minimizes the consequences of false firings.
  • Multimatic In-Wheel suspension eliminates conventional linkages by packaging motion control components within the wheel’s diameter.
  • A load-bearing composite floor pan, co-developed by Multimatic as part of a USCAR R&D program, demonstrated a significant weight saving per vehicle.
  • Multimatic's stamped I-Beam control arm won a PACE innovation award for delivering the performance of a cast or forged equivalent, at reduced cost.
  • In 2004, Ford chose Multimatic to engineer, develop and build the first 'turnkey' race car to be sold through the Ford Racing catalogue. This relationship continues today.
  • Multimatic developed the 'detachable' cargo door check in 1992 for Ford's E-Series van. Production by Multimatic continued throughout the entire vehicle life (2014).

Multimatic has an enviable track record of conceiving, engineering and manufacturing new and innovative products, including numerous recognized ‘industry firsts’.