The European Aluminium Congress (EAC) is a platform for suppliers as well as technology partners of the various aluminium producing and processing industries. This year's event took place from 22 to 27 November in Düsseldorf, Germany and ETEM supported the forum as a sponsor.
At the EAC 2017, with its theme “Aluminium in Automotive Engineering – Challenges and Solutions”, the various possible applications of aluminium in vehicle manufacturing were presented together with possible developments that will make vehicles of the future lighter and more energy efficient. Speakers and participants from the aluminium industry, automotive component suppliers, OEMs, plant manufacturing and mechanical engineering discussed innovative developments and new technologies for the automotive engineering of the future.
In recent years, ETEM has become a major supplier of aluminium profiles for the automotive industry, and it is important for the company to keep tracking the recent industry trends and innovations.