Following very successful events in North America and Asia, the injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL is bringing its automotive conference back to Europe this year. For two days at the end of June, in Linz and St. Valentin, Austria, international experts from the automotive industry and its suppliers will discuss trends and innovative developments, share experiences, and show paths into the future. Some of the topics will be future driving behaviour,interior design, new energy vehicles, and large volume production of lightweight designs. The organiser ENGEL expects several hundred participants.
The European automotive market in an international context
The objective of holding the automotive conference on different continents in turn is the increased focus on the requirements and challenges of individual country markets, while still discussing them in an international context. This year, for example, the focus is on Europe, although participants from Asia and America have also registered at this time. The target group of trend.scaut are the decision-makers in the automotive industry and its supply industry, in the supplier companies, and the raw materials industry. In the past years, developers and production managers have participated along with market analysts and marketing experts. ENGEL was able to attract renowned speakers in the key topics of Global Market View, Future Automotive Driving and Interior Concepts, New Energy Vehicles and Lightweight Design. They come from LMC Automotive, McKinsey & Company, Car Men, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, Volvo Car Group, Magna Steyr Engineering, BASF, Kreisel Electric, Audi, Voestalpine Metal Forming, Sabic, and ENGEL AUSTRIA. - We are especially pleased that the global players known throughout the various sectors will be represented alongside highly innovative area companies - says Franz Füreder, Vice President ENGEL automotive at ENGEL AUSTRIA. - The creative potential of Upper Austria and the region around St. Valentin and Steyr plays a key role in the mobility of the future. Our guests will experience this inspiring environment at trend.scaut 2017.
From interior design to new drive concepts, at trend.scaut 2017 ENGEL will be taking up series of exciting topics, presenting innovative solutions and developing new ideas for the future.
DecoJect combines in-mould graining with injection moulding. During the second day of the conference, door panels will be produced on an ENGEL duo large-scale machine.