Faurecia Partners with Startup TactoTek
Manufacturer of automotive seating, interior systems and emissions control technologies Faurecia announced a partnership agreement with TactoTek Oy, Oulunsalo, Finland. Through this investment in the Finnish startup, the Group is strengthening its expertise and technological offer in smart surfaces.
TactoTek is a leading provider of solutions for Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE): integrating printed circuitry and electronic components into 3D injection molded plastics. The investment in TactoTek strengthens Faurecia's capabilities for its “smart life on board” strategy, and in particular the development and production of intelligent surfaces. David Weill, Vice President of Marketing & Development at Faurecia Interiors, said: "Our partnership with TactoTek is an important step in the development of intelligent surface solutions. We intend to complete this offer in the long term by integrating different technological bricks capable of creating a new experience of connectivity in vehicles."
Including TactoTek, Faurecia has invested in six startups. This investment was made through Faurecia Ventures.
Faurecia Automotive GmbH
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