AluMag successfully held the 2nd International Asia Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium from the 6th – 8th of July 2015 at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai, China. Over 100 executives and experts from several OEM, Tier 1, Tier 2, Equipment Manufacturers, consultants and press attended this event. Some of the topics presented during this symposium were light weighting SUV – the new Audi Q7 in multimaterial car body design, Magna’s global advanced lightweight competences, localization and industrialization of cast aluminium structural components, lightweight solutions in the automotive industry by Voelstapine, high volume aluminium solutions for light weighting or the outlook and hurdles of the Chinese economy and automotive industry to name a few.
Over the 3 day event the participants, of which 65% were from Asia, networked and exchanged information. The next AluMag Automotive Lightweight Procurement Symposium will be focused on the NAFTA market and take place in Detroit from November 9th trough the 11th, 2015