16 July 2004
16 July 2004
Arkal Automotive has won a 5 million Euro, seven-year project to supply protective casing for car batteries for General Motors in Europe.
The protective casing, which is made of plastic reinforced with fibreglass, will replace similar metal-based product. The casing provides thermal protection and safety in traffic accidents.
Israel company GM-UMI Technology, a joint venture of General Motors and Universal Motors Israel (UMI), locates and invests in research and technological development in the auto industry for General Motors. GM-UMIT is helping Arkal Automative expand its business connections with General Motors.
Arkal Automotive develops, manufactures, and supplies plastic-based structural parts and systems for the auto industry in Europe and the US.
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) selected a lightweight FiberSPAN fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) bridge deck, manufactured by Composite Advantage, for the Rugg Bridge on Route 57.
The Lightweight Technologies Forum will take place in parallel to Composites Europe, on 6-8 November 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Tecniplas will exhibit FRP tanks suitable for contact with drinking water at the Fispal Tecnologia food and drink trade fair in São Paulo, Brazil, on 26-28 June.