Come See Us at the Automotive Interiors Expo, October 2021

June 24, 2021 • Posted in Events

The Sanwa team is looking forward to joining the hundreds of exhibitors and attendees expected at this year’s Automotive Interiors Expo in Detroit, Michigan on October 26-28th. At the Expo’s previous in-person event in 2019, a record number of manufacturing and interior design teams came together to see the latest in auto design solutions and technologies first-hand. We’re looking forward to taking part in this event’s big return!

black plastic part auto expo

This is our first year attending the Expo, and we’re excited to showcase our better-known capabilities—such as injection molding and in-mold labeling (IML)—as well as new and original designs. The past year has been a big one for parts innovations, and we’re looking forward to sharing a new technology that our Sanwa team developed called Fine Expression Screen Printing (FESP).

Here are some of the products and services you can expect to see examples of at our booth this October:

Decorative Trim Parts

Decorative trims can include chrome-look plastics, handles, caps, covers, and other parts popular for the auto industry. These long-lasting elements provide functional and decorative value in a wide range of applications. Come see our newest wood grain samples, as well as parts from across industries to better conceptualize the scope of possibilities.

wood grain auto panel plastic

Emblems, Badges and Decals

Many car emblems for major domestic and foreign automakers are produced by Sanwa. Elegant, functional design is accompanied by state-of-the art decoration technology with each project. One of our major strengths is the ability to meet design challenges by employing a combination of in-house technologies to get the curb appeal you’re looking for.

PVD/Sputtering Parts

Sputtering and physical vapor deposition (PVD) are used on decorative parts for their high hardiness, wear resistance, and cosmetic edge. These parts are designed to achieve a chrome-like look and stand out for their aesthetic appeal and longevity. If you’re in need of recommendations for environmental exposure (like UV rays), we can do that, too.

Weldless Parts

Jump on the same bandwagon as Subaru, Ford, and Toyota with weldless IML technology. With this printing method, we are able to provide parts that are void of printing seams, enhancing the aesthetic and exclusive edge of your complete design package.

black plastic part auto interior

Who is the Automotive Interiors Expo for?

This three-day event is the perfect opportunity for interior designers, manufacturers and Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to get together in the same space and discover new innovations and opportunities. During the last year when so much business has been done via phone and computer, it will be a great time to look, see, feel and connect in the rapidly changing world of auto design.

If you’re wavering between parts, manufacturers or suppliers, you’ll also have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to study your options side by side. We’re looking forward to answering any questions you might have as you make your OEM decisions, and being a resource when it comes to bringing your big interior design dreams to reality.

Want to Touch Base Beforehand?

If you’re planning to attend, we’d love to hear about it! And if you’re currently on the search for your next OEM supplier, we’re happy to bring along product samples that can help you to make the right decisions. Just reach out and let us know what you’d like to see and touch in-person from Sanwa, and we’ll do our best to bring along an example part that meets your needs.

Give us a call at (847) 519-2223 to talk shop, or send an email via our Contact page. Otherwise, we look forward to seeing you at the Detroit Automotive Interiors Expo in October.