Archive for the 'Detroit Area' Category

23
Nov
16

Seat Cushion Frame & Storage Door was Safety Category Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Seat Cushion Frame and Storage Door on the 2016 Ford Super Duty pickup from Ford Motor Co. was the Safety Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier and material processor, Royal Technologies Corp., material supplier, Celanese Corp., and tooling/equipment supplier, Vortec Tooling Solutions, Inc. also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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22
Nov
16

Robotic Laser Cutting & Welding of TPO Fascia was Process, Assembly & Enabling Technologies Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Robotic Laser Cutting & Welding of TPO Fascia on the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 sports car from General Motors Co. was the Process, Assembly & Enabling Technologies Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier, Magna Exteriors, Inc., material processor, Magna Exteriors, Inc. – DexSys, material supplier, LyondellBasell, and tooling/equipment supplier, Jenoptik AG also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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21
Nov
16

Air Intake Manifold was Powertrain Category Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Air Intake Manifold on the 2015 EA21 1.6L engines from Volkswagen AG was the Powertrain Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier and material processor, Hua Tao Ltd. and material supplier, SABIC also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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17
Nov
16

Vacuum Brake Tubes was Materials Category Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Vacuum Brake Tubes on the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado & GMC Sierra pickups from General Motors Co. was the Materials Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier and material processor, Cooper Standard and material supplier, DSM Engineering Plastics also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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16
Nov
16

1st Polycarbonate Instrument Panel was Hall of Fame Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The First Polycarbonate Instrument Panel on the 1977 Econoline van from Ford Motor Co. was the Hall of Fame Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier and material processor, Ford Saline (now Faurecia Interior Systems) and material supplier, GE Plastics (now SABIC) also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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15
Nov
16

Closed-Loop Recycling of Bottles was Environmental Category Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Closed-Loop Recycling of Bottles on the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox CUV and GMC Terrain SUV from General Motors Co. was the Environmental Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier, Exo-S, material processor, Rogers Foam Co., and materials suppliers, Wm. T. Burnett & Co. and Palmetto Synthetics LLC also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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14
Nov
16

Strut Mount was Chassis & Hardware Category Winner @ 46th #SPEInnovationAwards

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The Strut Mount on the 2016 Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan from General Motors Co. was the Chassis & Hardware Category winner in the 46th-annual SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition. System supplier and material processor, ContiTech North America, Inc. and material supplier, BASF Corp. also were named on the award.

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For more information, see http://speautomotive.com/inno and http://speautomotive.com/awa .

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