2022 Show Highlights

Day Two: Niebling showcases trends in high-pressure forming for FIM
Niebling

In a live interview during the show, Douglas Gray, senior sales manager APAC at Niebling, spoke about the Film Insert Molding (FIM) process that the company is showing to visitors.

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Day Two: Ash & Lacy presents its new photo-etching line capabilities
Ash & Lacy Automotive

Ash & Lacy Automotive's Emily Evans, who gave a presentation on Tuesday afternoon titled Trends in vehicle audio – materials, aesthetics, finishes and supply, has been sharing what the company is displaying on the exhibition floor.

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Day Two: Ionbond highlights benefits of decorative PVD coatings for interiors and exteriors
Ionbond

Ionbond is showcasing its decorative PVD (physical vapor deposition) coatings in several colors – including gold, nickel, chrome and black – on automotive interior and exterior parts.

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Day Two: Taiyo showcases advances in electroplating for future interiors
Taiyo Soft Singapore Pte Ltd

Taiyo Soft Singapore is displaying its innovative decorative plating on plastics for interior parts in Stuttgart.

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Day Two: FeelInGlass unveils ‘touch and feel’ glass developments for future cockpits
FeelInGlass by AGC

In Stuttgart, FeelInGlass by AGC is introducing a return to its roots. “Having experienced an insightful show last year, we wanted to introduce visitors to the whole characteristics of glass and demonstrate that it is an asset for interior applications,” said César Colombo, from AGC’s marketing and communications department.

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Day Two: Forvia presentation | Personalized interior lighting to enhance UX and avoid cognitive overload
Forvia

On Wednesday morning, Forvia technical director James Gourlay gave a presentation titled Personalized interior lighting to enhance user experience and avoid cognitive overload.

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Day Two: TG0 showcases touch-sensing tech for HMIs
TG0

TG0 is in Stuttgart to demonstrate its patented touch-sensing technology and its benefits for automotive HMIs.

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Day Two: Grewus presentation | Integration of active haptic feedback in HMI
Grewus

This afternoon at 2pm, Grewus managing director Elisa Santella will give a presentation titled Integration of active haptic feedback in automotive HMI systems. Santella revealed more about the topic in an interview ahead of her presentation.

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Day One: McLaren Automotive reveals how thoughtful interior design creates the ultimate driver experience
McLaren Automotive

In a highly anticipated presentation on the Technology Presentation Stage on Day 1 of Automotive Interiors Expo in Stuttgart, McLaren Automotive’s senior color and materials designer, Liza Christensen, shared the company’s unique vision for Elva, its lightest road car to date.

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Day One: Arzuffi shows its value-adding sputtering coatings
Arzuffi

Throughout the three-day expo, Arzuffi is showcasing coated samples that reflect the latest automotive trends. “Plastic substrates (ABS, PC, PC/ABS, PP, etc) with a chrome look are giving the substrate added value, from several standpoints including the environment, aesthetics, functionality and productivity,” said Mara Arzuffi, who works in business development at Arzuffi.

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Day One: Conductive Transfers demonstrates matrix pressure sensing and capacitive touch
Conductive Transfers

Conductive Transfers is showcasing its new ElastaSens matrix pressure sensing technology. This screen-printed technology enables thin, lightweight and cost-effective pressure map sensing solutions for seat occupancy detection and other automotive applications.

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Day One: ORV Manufacturing presents its ultralight sound absorbers
ORV Manufacturing

ORV is showing its innovative sound-absorbing products, suitable for trucks and cars. “Our company believes that taking part in this expo can be the best opportunity to get in touch with new prospects, in particular Tier 1 suppliers, to which ORV can supply its new products for nonwoven car components,” said Alvise Bertoncello, the company’s sales director.

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Day One: Sefar exhibits heating fabric that enables new methods of integration
Sefar

Sefar is showing samples of heating fabric that can be integrated into injection molding, foaming, NFPP or laminating for automotive interiors.

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Day One: Egas Consulting shows innovative 3D leather thermoforming process
Egas Consulting

Egas Consulting is in Stuttgart to display its patented Pelle3D (3D Leather) process with several samples of leather interior parts that can be prepared using the leather thermoforming process, including door panels, front header and headrest, demonstrating the potential of this new technology.

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Day One: Armacell displays innovative PET foam solutions based on 100% recycled plastics
Armacell

At Armacell’s booth, the company is showcasing its innovative range of the world’s first PET foam solutions for the automotive industry based on 100% recycled plastics.

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Day One: Covestro showcases the latest interior automotive trends
Covestro

Covestro is showcasing the latest interior automotive trends, including a new roll-up sunroof shade concept, the Nighthawk demonstrator, a drop-in material solution with reduced carbon footprint, and a brand-new concept door panel and dashboard.

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