SPE „Grand Innovation“ Award for FTE automotive

The European Society of Plastic Engineering give an annual „Grand Innovation“ award for outstandingly innovative automotive components to the automotive industry. In the „body exterior“ category FTE automotive impressed the judges with the implementation of a cylinder bore surface finish of Rz<4 in their Gear Shift Module, and the high level of know-how regarding design and manufacture using long fibre reinforced Polyphtalamid. Subject to a temperature range from -40 und +140 °C the Gear Shift Module is durable against the transmission oil and displays little creep.