This session will explore the history of adhesive development and how OEM requirements have determined the path of this development. These requirements include material content, specifications, as well as design characteristics to meet consumer demand.
Helmut Doyen, Sika Automotive Key Account Manager, brings over twenty years direct experience in automotive and industrial adhesive applications to his role as sales manager for Sika Automotive's United States operations. This experience includes the development of strategies for cost effective production of adhesive modules. Doyen has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical College in Hanover, Germany.
The Auto Interiors Show is the largest industry event in the world exclusively dedicated to interiors professionals. Now in its 10th year, the expo showcases top vehicle interior products, components and capabilities. The 2003 show runs from May 13 through May 15 at the Cobo Conference and Exhibition Center in Detroit. Sika Automotive, based in Madison Heights, MI, a division of Sika Corporation, is an industry leader in the development and production of high performance acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing systems.