1964 - First Mirror Glass Actuator patent

1972 - First Mirror Glass Actuator in mass-production for BMW E12

1986 - First Mirror Glass Actuator in truck

1992 - First communication electronics in Mirror Glass Actuator

1993 - First Powerfold in Europe

2003 - First silent Mirror Glass Actuator

2004 - First Bayonet Mounted Powerfold

2005 - First Double Detent Powerfold

2009 - First LIFT in Powerfold

2012 - First ULTRALIGHT all plastic powerfold

2013 - First silent Powerfold

2015 - One billion products produced

Our actuators

Best in class

Our actuators are widely recognized as best-in-class and they deliver key advantages based on innovative unique performance characteristics.

Our rear-view mirror actuators are compact, fit in a wide range of mirror styles and meet worldwide OEM requirements.

For active aerodynamics applications MCi has developed game changing Active Grille Shutter technology, providing smart actuator control with centralized intelligence, fail-safe integration and high class performance.

Glass Actuators

980 series

Small Passenger cars

  • compact design
  • low weight

300 series

Passenger cars

  • premium sound
  • excellent image stability

860 series

SUV's and trucks

  • premium sound
  • available with memory

Powerfold actuators

29X series

Small Passenger cars

  • ultralow weight
  • lift: preventing seal wear and reducing possible wind noise
  • bayonet: reducing assembly costs

21X series

Passenger cars

  • lift: preventing seal wear and reducing possible wind noise
  • double detent: image stability at any condition
  • bayonet: reducing assembly cost

280 series

SUV's and Trucks

  • heavy duty applications
  • lift: preventing seal wear and reducing possible wind noise
  • double detent: image stability at any condition

Active Aerodynamics

Active Grille Shutter Actuators

Passenger cars

Performance differentiators

Technology leadership with best-in-class engineering capabilities lead to outstanding product features. By being in close contact with our end markets and end users MCi is constantly developing its innovation roadmap addressing many to most customer and market trends.

MCi glass actuation products differentiate through best in class vibration stability, weight and size, fit and function and endurance. For Power-folding actuation additional key differentiators are in place like “lift” and “double detent” functionality.

Products are produced under a decentralised model across the globe with centralised engineering, support and quality management structures. All products are produced from an in-house design, using highly automated assembly lines.

MCi’s leading technologies have made these products the industry benchmark in support of total customer satisfaction. Global IP management is an integrated part of the MCi design and development processes ensuring MCi will have long term benefits from its intellectual property.