Automotive


Avery Dennison at FESPA 2017: ‘transforming for you’ with five new product innovations for vehicles and architecture

Avery Dennison at FESPA 2017: ‘transforming for you’ with five new product innovations for vehicles and architecture. (Photos: Avery Dennison, PR353)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — March 22, 2017 — Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Europe will be revealing five innovative products at FESPA 2017. This year’s stand, in Hall B7, will show the new digital wrapping series, MPI™ 1105, together with a range of other vehicle and architectural solutions. These include 5600 LD Translucent Films, an outdoor High Opacity Film that covers existing graphics, Facade Film for building decoration, and 18 new Supreme Wrapping™ Film colours.

New Clariant AddWorks® ATR 146 opens door to next-generation durable, low emission automotive interiors

New Clariant AddWorks® ATR 146 opens door to next-generation durable, low emission automotive interiors. (Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, March 22, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces its new heat and light shield to address strengthening OEMs’ requirements in automotive interiors. AddWorks ATR 146 is now setting a new benchmark, aiming to create longer-lasting aesthetics and a healthier environment inside future vehicles due to reduced Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC).

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models. (Photo: Henkel, PR024)Düsseldorf, Germany – Volvo is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models following their successful introduction several months ago on its premium crossover SUV, the XC90. Volvo is now also using the innovative concept on its new S90 luxury sedan and V90 station wagon models.

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017. (Photo: Henkel, PR022)Düsseldorf, Germany – At JEC World 2017, Henkel is putting the spotlight on high performance composites that provide car makers with new ways to design innovative lightweight solutions into their vehicles.

TE Connectivity’s New LIGHT-N-LOK Modular Latched Wire-To-Wire Connectors Make Installation Simple and Fast

LIGHT-N-LOK 2 Position Latched connector. (Source: TE Connectivity, PR122)HARRISBURG, PA., USA – March 6, 2017 – TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has introduced the LIGHT-N-LOK range of modular latched wire-to-wire connectors in side-by-side stackable versions with two and three positions. The connectors utilize poke-in termination, which makes field installation simple and fast; no tools are required. Their compact design makes them ideal for applications where space is a constraint. Especially suitable for indoor lighting applications, the connectors are available in four different colors (black, orange, red and white) for ease of identification and assembly. The three-position versions have a make-first break-last (MFBL) contact for grounding.

Guardian Automotive:
Single focus on Automotive Replacement Glass and strong commitment to Baltic region

Levente Sandor, Market and Key Account Manager, Guardian Automotive.
(Photo Guardian Industries Corp., GRDPR136) Bertrange, Luxembourg, March 22, 2017 – Following last year’s announcement that Guardian Automotive is to focus exclusively on the development, manufacture and supply of Automotive Replacement Glass, the company has introduced a number of initiatives to get closer to customers in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia as well as the rest of Europe. These include product development and a new online ordering system, the state-of-the-art Guardian Automotive eShop, which boasts a number of time-saving and customer-friendly features, fully in line with other world-class digital enterprises. Other benefits include 24/7 access to the company’s full product range and ease of use.

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