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The KAB Compact Seat is the newest edition to KAB Seating's range of premium quality forklift seats and seats for light construction machinery.

The KAB Compact Seat represents modern technology at its best. Engineered to give maximum comfort with a sleek appeal, its unique styling will improve operator comfort and enhance vehicle aesthetics, especially on newly launched equipment. Designed to be easily fitted to a wide range of equipment, the KAB Compact Seat’s side rails are standardized to those fixing centers most commonly used by the major forklift and light construction machinery Original Equipment Manufacturers for easy, low-cost installations, making it an excellent choice for enhancing existing vehicle ranges.

The KAB Compact Seat has an integrated design with the option of an air or mechanical suspension system and is strong and durable.  It accommodates drivers up to 140kg for the mechanical seat and 150kg for the air seat. It's purpose is to minimize vibrations that affect drivers of industrial and construction machines whilst providing users with appropriate ergonomic comfort and support.  The KAB Compact Seat has been tested and certified to meet the ISO 7096 seat performance standards for construction vehicles in categories EM6, EM7, EM8, EM9, and IT1 and IT2 for Forklifts. Therefore, it is suitable for use in light construction equipment, forklifts, small tractors and ride-on mowers.

This KAB Compact Seat will be marketed and produced under CVG’s KAB Seating product brand, which is recognized worldwide for its design and construction of highly-engineered suspension and other seating systems for construction and industrial vehicles. 

W. Gordon Boyd, President of Seating Systems for Commercial Vehicle Group stated, “CVG’s new Compact Seat is an example of our research and development capabilities and our ability to understand user needs and bring new, high-value products to market.  This seat is designed to provide operators with maximum value in terms of comfort, reliability, safety and aesthetics.  The introduction of the Compact Seat is further evidence of the Company’s commitment to our existing strategy to expand our product offerings and geographic reach on a global basis.”

Both the KAB Air Compact Seat and the KAB Mechanical Compact Seat are available for purchase through KAB Seating Dealers from now.

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