Progress-Werk Oberkirch AG develops and manufactures metal components and subsystems in lightweight construction for automotive safety and comfort. It operates within its product areas; these include mechanical components for electrical and electronic applications, windshield wipers and electric window units as well as housings for electronic control devices and parts for electrical drives. The second product area includes safety components for airbag and steering systems as well as for seat structures, seat adjustment units and seat locking systems. The third product area includes structural components for vehicle bodies and chassis, heat shields, cross-members, running gear components and accumulators for air suspension systems. Progress-Werk Oberkirch was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Oberkirch, Germany.