While the ThyssenKrupp Bilstein Company began as a German enterprise, the Bilstein shocks sold on 4WD.com are developed and manufactured in Hamilton, Ohio. Bilstein develops and fabricates premium quality monotube shock absorbers directly for automobile manufactures, aftermarket outfits and motorsports applications. The precision and craftsmanship in manufacturing that fueled company growth in Germany were brought straight to the factory in Hamilton, Ohio. The factory includes an engineering department, rigorous shock testing facility and a motorsports track. The track allows the engineers to tweak their designs in response to real world testing during development. The rigorous testing allows for designs to go through a machine simulated “life” of a shock absorber in all kinds of terrain conditions. The resulting products promise the highest in performance.For well over 50 years, Bilstein shocks have led the way as competition-proven shock absorbers that deliver peerless performance time and again. Through a proven design and a focus on quality control, Bilstein shocks set the standard for shock absorber efficiency, with technological innovation and long-lasting performance that is simply unrivalled.