ELIX Polymers has attended the international VDI conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016”

The international VDI conference “Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016” was held in Mannheim on 9th and 10th March 2016.

This year more than 1.500 visitors attended the conference and the main topics have been lightweight solutions of interior and exterior applications and CAE simulations for crash behavior of plastic components. But also the topic of Industry 4.0 moves into the focus of discussion.

Moreover, 90 exhibitors had been there, included ELIX Polymers, presenting the new high heat ABS Portfolio and new plating grades to the visitors. Representing our company were Fabian Herter, Industry Manager Automotive, Alexander Lupke, Regional Sales Manager and Pedro Abad, Business Development Manager Automotive.

“The conference was very positive and there was a high interest in our new products. It is an event where we need to be present, because we meet our key contacts from OEMs and Tiers, can discuss new trends of the Automotive Industry and can also make new contacts” affirmed Fabian Herter.

Next year the VDI conference will be held on the 29th and 30th March 2017 in its usual home, Mannheim.