SPE Automotive Innovation Awards: Winners Announced
The Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) announced the winners of its 41st-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Competition, the oldest and largest recognition event in the automotive and plastics industries.
- Winner of the category Body Exterior:
Ram Box Assembly with Lid
Chrysler Group LLCin cooperation with Penda Corp., Evco Plastics, River Bend Industries, Asahi Kasei Plastics North America Inc. / Cavalier Tool & Mfg. Ltd. ; Tooling Technology LLC</item><item>Winner of the category Body Interior:
Ford Motor Co.in cooperation with Flex-O-Lators Div. of Leggett & Platt Inc., Washington Penn / Advanced Mold Engineering Inc.</item><item>Winner of the category Chassis / Hardware:
Power-Window Motor Output Gear & Shaft
Ford Motor Co. in cooperation with Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG / Mitsuba Corp., DuPont Automotive / Camoplast Inc.</item><item>Winner of the category Environmental:
Renewably Sourced PA for Biodiesel Fuel Lines Fiat S.p.A. in cooperation with Hutchinson, DuPont Automotive</item><item>Winner of the category Materials: Volcanic-Filler Pillar Trim Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group in cooperation with Plakor Co. Ltd., Hyundai EP Co. Ltd.</item> <item>Winner of the category Powertrain:
Battery Pack General Motors Co. in cooperation with General Motors Co. / Mann+Hummel GmbH, BASF Corp. / Omega Corp.</item> <item>Winner of the Grand Award and the category Process / Assembly / Enabling Technologies: Mucell Instrument Panel
Ford Motor Co. in cooperation with Faurecia,
Sabic Innovative Plastics & Flint Hills Resources / Lamko</item> <item>Winner of the category Safety:
Reinforced Airbag Lid in Foam (Ralf)
Ford Motor Co. in cooperation with Faurecia Interior Systems</item></bullet_list>
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