GRAND HAVEN, MICH.- Shape Corp. will be part of SafetyWeek 2011 in Aschaffenburg, Germany to share the company’s solutions for the future of automotive safety.
Darin Evans, Shape Corp. vice president of research and development, will be a keynote speaker at SafetyXchange, SafetyWeek’s main evening event. Evans will speak to the innovations of Shape that are developing in response to emerging safety concerns. The presentation’s main focus will be on pedestrian impact protection and adaptive safety.
In addition to Evan’s presentation, Shape Corp. will be showcased at the SafetyExpo, the exhibition and exchange platform for SafetyWeek. Pedestrian impact protection is becoming an increasingly key concern within the automotive safety industry around the globe. Shape Corp. has been developing new technologies and adhering to global testing regulations to create products that better protect a pedestrian in the event of a crash. At the SafetyExpo Shape will be feature its developments, technologies and products that reflect this growing issue.
“The challenge of meeting pedestrian safety requirements for GTR No. 9 and global NCAPs is complicated by the nearly 100 other conflicting regulatory and rating requirements,” said Evans. “This is further compounded by vehicle styling goals, competition for in-vehicle package space, mass targets, materials and logistics costs.”
SafetyWeek is dedicated to automotive safety and its future. Over 1,000 visitors will attend SafetyWeek to learn about engineering, technology and products for protecting the human body in an accident, the accident free mobility vision, testing, simulation and more.
Shape Corp. is a global leader in impact energy management systems and advanced custom rollforming, with expertise in custom injection molding. Headquartered in Grand Haven, Mich., Shape Corp. is a full service supplier providing design, engineering, testing and manufacturing for plastic and metal solutions in North America, Europe and Asia. Shape Corp. is flexible in materials and processes to provide products for an array of industries including automotive, office furniture, health care, agriculture and more. Founded in 1974, Shape has over 1,200 associates and four sister companies. For more information, visit Shape’s website at www.shapecorp.com or contact the communications department at (616) 846-8700 or at email@example.com.