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AP&T Wins 2017 Enlighten Award for Vehicle Lightweighting

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
 
Stamping-press provider AP&T, Monroe, NC, received the 2017 Altair Enlighten Award in Enabling Technology for its production method for hot-forming high-strength aluminum. Presented in July at the CAR Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI, the Altair award honors achievements in vehicle-weight savings. AP&T’s hot-forming method allows for flexibility in the forming of high-strength car-body components, reportedly enabling weight savings of between 30 and 50 percent.

For more on AP&T’s hot-forming methods and technology, visit www.aptgroup.com.

 


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