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Arkal Automotive Supplies Composite Cases to General Motors

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.






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