The 5th Annual GALM Congress Returns Detroit

Cost effective advanced materials adoption within the automotive industry remains one of the key strategies for OEMs to help them drive performance innovations, respond to customer expectations and regulatory targets.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016 is returning to drive overall vehicle weight reduction cost effectively. Over 30 technical presentations will investigate opportunities within BIW, chassis, interiors & more, scrutinize the latest advancements in cost competitive composite solutions & benchmark the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs.

The event will feature key decision makers from Ford, Toyoya, Fiat Chrysler, General Motors, Aston Martin, Lotus and more.

What's New For GALM 2016

  • A renewed focus on advanced materials solutions expanding beyond BIW will enable OEMs to identify material applications, technologies and processes that are offering considerable weight savings in the areas not previously covered
  • Brand new speakers to the series will deliver fresh success stories from OEMs such asToyota Motors Japan, Aston Martin, FCA, Ford, GM and more
  • The return of the successful body-in-white exhibition will include more models and a bigger space, allowing the participants to network while physically testing the latest breakthroughs in the automotive lightweighting
  • One full day dedicated to driving down the cost of automotive composites will look at improvements across material processing, universal methods for carbon fiber production, effective composites joining and more to ensure that composites are offering more feasible solutions for automotive lightweighting

With a variety of brand new topics and presenters, the 5th GALM Detroit is looking forward to welcoming its loyal and new participants to Detroit on August 23-25, 2016 for three full days of insightful information-packed and networking-based program.

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