6th GALM – Global Automotive Lightweight Materials 2017, 25-27 April 2017, Birmingham, UK

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The 6th Annual GALM Europe 2017 edition is coming to Birmingham on 25-27th April 2017, for three full days of insightful, information packed and networking based program,  and present innovative weight and cost reduction solutions for the European automotive industry.


MATERIAL SELECTION STRATEGIES & MULTI MATERIAL ARCHITECTURES: Review practical OEM case studies to understand material selection and implementation philosophies that allowed OEMs to achieve considerable weight and costs savings

LIGHTWEIGHTING OPPORTUNITIES OF STRUCTURAL PARTS, COMPONENTS, ENGINE AND POWERTRAIN: Explore new materials, weight reduction opportunities and design methodologies driven by the changing vehicle manufacturing landscape

INNOVATIVE JOINING TECHNOLOGIES: Review new joining methods for metals to composites, metals to metals and plastics to metals to evaluate their high volume feasibility and potential cost savings 

USE OF COMPOSITES, THERMOPLASTICS, GLASS FIBER AND OTHER NEW MATERIALS FOR WEIGHT REDUCTION: Learn about the manufacturing developments of new material processes to explore areas for their applications in new vehicle models

LIGHTWEIGHTING FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE RANGE: Explore opportunities for lightweighting across new electric vehicle range

MATERIAL PRODUCTION METHODS: Review developments in material production methods, including injection molding, RTM, high pressure die casting, and others to understand how they drive cost reduction across multi material designs

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