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26 Sep 2013

KIEFEL, KraussMaffei and Proper Group International: „Open House Automotive Industry” at joint Technology Center

On the 18th of September 2013, the “Open House Automotive Industry” took place at the joint Technology Center of KIEFEL, KraussMaffei and Proper Group in Detroit, MI.

Numerous interested customers visited this event to find out more about innovations on production technologies for interior trim components.


Presentations on Injection Molding (In Mold Compounding), Thermoforming of Automotive Interior Trim, Tooling & Trimming Technologies and topic-related demonstrations on machines by Kiefel and its partner companies KraussMaffei and Proper Group International made this event successful.


In particular the presentation of the Kiefel “T’ Sim” – Thermoforming Simulation – and the paper on “High Pressure RTM for Automotive Industry” had a very positive feedback from the customers.


Also parts of the interesting program were the companies Jowat (Adhesive producer), Tool Stats (Software for tool history) and HAARTZ (Film producer).

Open House Automotive, Detroit, September 2013