To help automotive manufacturers to further reduce the kerb weight of their cars, Imballaggi Protettivi has developed the Bubble Guard Compact, a triple-layer extruded polypropylene sheet that is characterised by its honeycomb core.
The ActiveDash shows what’s possible with film insert moulding (FIM). With this product, BÖ-LA was able to unite function, decoration and information in one single, innovative XXL-component by merging displays, trim parts and control elements into smart capacitive surfaces with a free-form, seamless design.
With modern car interiors full of screens the last thing you want is for them to reflect light and distract the driver, so MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions has developed a version if its XtraForm Antiglare film that is particularly suited for displays.
Visit Mondi’s stand to learn about its multifunctional thermoformable skins, which offer lightweight, good sound insulation and simple processing when attached to interior and exterior parts such as headliners, carpets and underbody shielding.
With 70 years of experience in the engineering and production of non-wovens for the automotive industry, ORV Manufacturing will show the latest developments in the field, such as new multilayer media for engine air filtration, as well as MICROPES, a family of products specifically designed for improving acoustic comfort.
Ambient lighting and mood lighting in automotive interiors have turned into sophisticated systems, but they only leave a positive impact when they’re consistent. Oshino Lamps’ new solutions cater to these requirements.
Visitors looking to upgrade either their software or hardware for cutting leather, textiles or other materials should head to the stand of Rebstock Consulting to discover the latest generation of Zünd cutting solutions.
The PAX and HAR industrial embroidery machines from Studio Auriga and Tajima allow complete personalisation of seats and upholstery thanks to integrated devices that perforate, pad and stitch without the need for multiple machines.
Automotive Interiors Expo is the place to be to discover reliable suppliers of badges. DT metronic is one such company that will be showcasing the wide range of materials, visual refinements and innovative technologies it uses to cater to any design vision or haptic concept.
Visitors looking to reduce interior NVH should visit the Avon Group at Automotive Interiors Expo, where the British company will be showcasing its lightweight foam components and other insulation products.
Wood can give an interiors a swish and stylish twist as well as a touch of class, but it can be difficult to work with. Drop by Intops’ stand to see its solution, which involves applying natural wood onto a plastic base, thus combining the style of wood with the ease of use of plastic.
Since screens and ‘smart’ electronics started to dominate automotive interiors, Romanian supplier Electromagnetica has moved into the field of LED lighting, process control blocks (PCBs) and surface-mount technology (SMT).
Gemini CAD Systems will present the Thagora leather scanning machine, a conveyorized installation for inspection and digitization of leather hides. By using an infrared ‘light pen’, augmented reality and a customizable lighting system, this machine allows accurate marking and precise and stable detection.
A lot is said and written about the look and feel of automotive interiors, but what about the smell? ‘New car smell’ is often not all it's cracked up to be, so ChemCom has developed technology to identify the molecules that are causing unpleasant smells in car interiors
Thanks to being ultra-thin, lightweight, robust and economical to manufacture, printed electronics open a whole new world for components that have to be flexible and spread over a large area, thus complementing silicon electronics.
A system that eliminates manual handling of injection-molded parts will be the centerpiece of Buchner’s stand. Ensuring that the finish on plastic interior parts is flawless is vital in modern premium cars and manual handling jeopardizes that.