Headlines

DUPONT SAE SURVEY RANKS SAFETY A TOP CHALLENGE AMONG AUTO ENGINEERS

March 8, 2004
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+
After the perennial top concern over cost reduction, safety is rated as the number one challenge among automotive engineers to stay competitive in the design of the next generation of motor vehicles, according to the 10th annual DuPont sponsored survey of those planning to attend the 2004 SAE World Congress and Exposition, March 8-11. The DuPont SAE survey results also ranked advanced safety and entertainment systems as virtually tied among the top two technologies consumers would be willing to pay for in their next vehicle. "The SAE survey results support double-digit growth projections for safety systems development and validate our experiences around the world with first tier and OEM customers," said Michael L. Sanders, global business director for DuPont and INVISTA Automotive Safety Systems. "Our primary focus is to contribute materials technology and the expertise to apply it in priority development programs for side impact and rollover protection as well as collision avoidance and pedestrian protection systems that are on the near-term horizon." DuPont and INVISTA will participate in the 2004 SAE Exposition at booth 1643 with a focused display of automotive safety materials technologies. Technical experts from both companies will be available to consult with attendees on ways they can achieve their engineering design goals at lower cost, space and weight.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

In-Depth Features

These articles detail advantages and innovations for multiple end uses.

Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI April 2014 cover

2014 April

Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

More Products

asi1211p_Cover-DE.gifASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40