Plastics, the Future of Automotive?


A seating supplier is taking things to another level by incorporating plastics into their designs. In the automotive industry fuel efficiency, has always been an important topic. What this company is doing is not only going to improve the weight of vehicles which will improve fuel efficiency but it’s also going to help make small vehicles roomier.

Adient has created a thin profile seating system that provides all the safety and comfort of a regular seat while only using a fraction of the space. What a great application of plastic! Plastic, in many cases is a lighter, more cost efficient alternative to metal. This cool new technology is slated to hit the streets somewhere around 2020.

Take a moment to think about how your product could be improved by replacing metal parts with plastic parts. Plastic parts have many benefits including increased durability and reduction of overall weight and shipping costs.

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