Saint-Gobain will showcase its latest bearing technology innovation, Springlide, at this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart. With increasing customer demands for automotive comfort, it can be difficult to find interior bearings that deliver on all aspects of comfort.
Punteks produces high-quality non-wovens that are specialized to use as heat and acoustic insulators. The company has invented a flame-retardant felt, Izogreen, which consists of 100% natural fibers, meaning it doesn’t have any carcinogenic or allergic side effects.
Proell’s core business lies in the development of custom-made chemical products for coating/decorating plastics and other materials, as well as ink systems for IMD/FIM technology, and screen and pad printing inks.
Today, automotive ambient illumination goes far beyond conventional functional lighting. Cockpits, door panels, consoles and emblems are accentuated by lighting effects. This provides a pleasing atmosphere, contributes to safety and builds up an emotional experience.
Niebling GmbH, a German manufacturer of forming equipment and tools, will be presenting 3D formed automotive interior parts produced by Tier 1-3 customers with precise high-pressure thermoforming technology.
Foil technology is the key to future sophisticated automotive interior elements, and not just for surfaces with high design standards and multifunctional properties. New Albea has developed a new application field that brings foils and heating together.
Marubeni Europe has entered a distributorship agreement with Taiwanese company Nanpao for the sales and marketing of lightweight solutions. Nanpao has developed innovative thermoset carbon-fiber-reinforced sheets based on a special epoxy resin.
At this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, Macauto will show off its electric side window sun blinds and its luggage compartment covers. Whether for the premium or low-budget segments, Macauto’s sunshading systems are high quality and harmonious in their appearance.
At Automotive Interiors Expo, Lasertech will introduce its loudspeaker grid blanks made in stainless steel by chemical etching. By this method, customized grids can be produced in a few days either in prototyping or mass production.
Avoid disturbing noises in your car with new Romiloy compounds. Thanks to the use of additives with a tribological effect, Romira experts have succeeded in producing compounds that make squeaking a thing of the past, without material property changes, tool adjustments or additional work steps.
At this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, the Architexture design consultancy will demonstrate how any spark of inspiration can become a reality using its design expertise and proprietary technology. To prove that nothing is off limits,
The PAX, HAR and PAR machines from Studio Auriga and Tajima allow complete personalization of seats and upholstery for cars, motorcycles, yachts, airplanes and other means of transport, thanks to special integrated devices that perforate, pad and stitch without the need for multiple machines.
At Automotive Interiors Expo, Taracell will present its latest developments in exclusive trimmed foam parts. The company will present the first door panel made of 100% biodegradable materials without any parts made with fossil fuels. Each component of the sandwich structure decomposes independently.
Walki is leading the way in sustainable, high-performance laminates. With the recent acquisition of Belcoat, a specialty extrusion coating plant in Belgium, Walki has strengthened its position in highly specialized engineered materials and can now offer sustainable laminates by thermoformable multifunctional automotive skins.
For labeling on surfaces that are challenging or difficult to adhere to, use 3M Thermal Transfer Polyester Label Material 92200. The SE100 adhesive gives high adhesion to very-low-surface-energy materials, and the 65g/m2 adhesive coat weight provides excellent adhesion to rough and textured surfaces.
Decorative stainless-steel wire mesh is ideal for designing decorative elements to create impressive surfaces that give vehicle interiors the elegance, purity and quality associated with stainless steel.
The reputation of automotive brands depends largely on the presentation of the interiors. As a specialist in polyurethane processing in automotive interiors, Recticel creates visual and haptic harmony in interior surfaces.
Car interiors increasingly feature earth tones and materials with metallic looks and mood lighting. The high-quality requirements of interior trim and components must be in balance with environmental responsibilities while remaining cost-effective.
The basis for a successful product is to understand people, their living situations and their needs. The Limbic approach with the Limbic Map from Generation Design offers a scientifically based approach to differentiate target groups and gain a thorough understanding of underlying emotional needs, unconscious (product) preferences and thus the resulting buying behavior.
Fytisa, a non-woven textile manufacturer from Spain that specializes in interior applications, has developed a new generation of printed decorative non-woven textiles that can be used in door panels, arm rests, back shelves or walls in commercial vehicles and caravan homes.
The smallest laser marking head in the world is just over 20cm long and weighs only 630g. As part of the new 20 or 30W fiber laser marking systems FOBA Y.0200-xs and Y.0300-xs, the new FOBA Titus offers unprecedented flexibility in terms of line integration, usability and speed.
Efficient and trustworthy production lines are key to success when supplying the automotive industry with high-quality details for top-of-the-line vehicles. Real-time tracking and buffering zones give the transparency and versatility needed ensure that you don’t miss your deadlines.
Cubik Service is the first company in Europe to offer S-Cubic technology. This process is the evolution of the traditional cubic printing technology. In collaboration with S-Cubic’s manufacturer, new films have been developed with more defined textures and more homogeneous designs with a greater chromatic contrast.
The automotive industry needs to create a more sustainable future, and embracing battery technology as an energy solution is part of the transition. For this reason, Carbody’s team has reinforced its focus on new applications for e-solutions.
The finish of interior trim and decorative parts is important to modern car buyers. Creating and protecting that finish through the complete production process is vital. Buchner’s painting tray allows producers to secure parts on it directly at the injection molding machine and safely transport them to the painting line
Arzuffi will present the Line-Met family at this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart.
The Line-Met family comprises fully automated, high-tech PVD equipment that is able to combine high-quality treatments with high-volume, cost-effective production.
Adhetec has been a stakeholder in interior automotive protection for more than 20 years. Its adhesive protective solutions protect a wide range of vehicles for interior and exterior components: textile, leather, painted plastic, chrome-plated, etc, at all stages of the manufacturing cycle.
Upholstery Italdesign, created from a long family history in the high-fashion industry, provides conception and execution of one-of-a-kind upholstery to realize customers’ visions. The company develops new upholstery to create spaces that are balanced, beautiful and uplifting.
TM Service will exhibit semi-finished templates for car interiors, which are decorated with various techniques such as quilts, holes, quilts with holes, embossing, stitching and marking, pleats, hot and cold impressions with or without color, low relief, high relief
Thierry, a manufacturer of color standards, will introduce its new software at Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart. The latest service from Thierry is the digitization of physical samples (using the TAC7 from X-Rite) to create a true visual replica of scanned samples.
Sefar will introduce PowerHeat NT, a revolutionary new surface heating solution, at Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart. This heating system is specially designed for the automotive industry, offering high energy efficiency and taking a very short time to heat up.
At this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, PolyOne will display its range of specialized polymers, colors and additives that enable vehicle manufacturers to enhance sustainability in several ways: by reducing part weight, streamlining production processes or using more recycled materials.
Litho-Graphics is a further development of the proven laser process from Kunststofftechnik Bernt. The aim was to offer the laser process at lower cost, with more flexibility in design and color, and the same level of accuracy and edge sharpness.
Allfi Robotics (formerly Panwen), a waterjet robotics cell integrator, will introduce its new Allfi Type V 2.0 cutting head with a groundbreaking patented sealing technology at Automotive Interiors Expo 2020.
EU emission regulations have forced the automotive industry to adopt lightweighting strategies through material selection and design. With this in mind, Joubert Group has developed a new type of parcel shelf that offers 30-40% weight savings compared with a standard parcel shelf. This lightweight textile parcel shelf is made with spring-steel wire and tension-elastic fabric
Harke Imaging will present the future of car part labeling and individualization. The ImageBlast technique is already being successfully used by market-leading OEMs and Tier 1 companies to create special and unique effects on just about any complete component, such as lacquered surfaces, stainless steel, ceramics, carbon fiber, chrome, plastic parts, wood and many others, resulting in a finish that exudes class and quality.
Forciot, a Finnish technology company that develops advanced IoT sensor solutions, will introduce its FORCIOT stretchable electronics solutions for car interiors at the 2020 Automotive Interiors Expo Europe.
With its specialist knowledge of threads, yarns, zips and composites, Coats Opti Germany is constantly inventing and delivering products that meet the needs of the automotive industry. Coats Neophil is carefully engineered for the automotive interiors industry and is best suited for safety-critical applications.
Amann recently launched a sustainable product range for its Apparel division, and now it is time to make the automotive sector more environmentally friendly. At this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, Amann will launch its recycled sewing thread range for automotive interior application.
At this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Germany, Avocet will be showcasing its range of flame-retardant technologies specifically tailored for the automotive industry. In-house development, application and testing facilities mean that Avocet creates its own flame-retardant technologies that are suited to many areas including non-wovens, seating fabrics and headliners.
Armacell will be showcasing its wide range of eco-friendly, lightweight PET foams that are made from 100% recycled PET (r-PET). These high-temperature-resistant PET foams have processing temperatures of up to 180°C (356°F) and can be recycled at the end of their service life.