The group of companies develops and produces technologically sophisticated electronic and mechatronic products. Leading industrial companies - in particular all the world's leading automobile manufacturers and their suppliers - are among the customers of Leopold Kostal GmbH. Since the company was founded in 1912, the KOSTAL Group has been able to ensure continuous growth. KOSTAL employed 18,000 people worldwide in 2018 and achieved a turnover of 2.564 billion euros in 2017. The group has been using CIM Database as a platform for product development since 2006. Today, around 3500 users work with the system at 27 locations worldwide.