"This PACE recognition is another validation of IAC's material expertise which provides OEM customers with significant weight savings solutions without compromising the structural integrity of the vehicle," said IAC Vice President of Advanced Development and Materials Engineering Dr. Rose Ryntz. "Larger sun and panoramic roofs are popular across all vehicle sizes and segments. FiberFrame™ ensures a lower carbon footprint for vehicles with sun roof systems, while providing the strength and rigidity of the steel component it replaces."
The Automotive News PACE Award honors suppliers' innovations in products, information technology, manufacturing processes and capital equipment. Through April, IAC and other award finalists will host independent PACE judges (industry experts) onsite to evaluate innovations for originality and market impact. Award finalists are recognized around the world as the industry benchmark for innovation.
International Automotive Components (IAC) is a leading global supplier of automotive components and systems, including interior and exterior trim. The company's 2015 sales were $5.9 billion. Headquartered in Luxembourg, IAC Group operates approximately 80 manufacturing facilities in 20 countries. The company has more than 100 locations in 22 countries, including 28 design, technical and commercial centers, and employs more than 32,000 people globally. For more information, visit www.iacgroup.com.
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