VDI Congress "Plastics in Automotive Engineering" 2018

Facts & figures

The conference, with some 1400 visitors from 12 nations each year and about 80 technical papers, provides a comprehensive overview of successful plastic applications. Well-known experts from vehicle manufacturers such as Adam Opel, AUDI, BMW, DAF Trucks, Daimler, FORD, MAN Truck & Bus, Porsche, Renault, VW as also their suppliers present their latest component and material innovations in practically oriented rather than theoretical papers.

The parallel exhibition with about 110 exhibitors from along the entire process chain as well as the accompanying auto show with the latest cars and commercial vehicles allow attendees to discuss technical points at the physical object itself.

The target group of the conference

  • All decision-makers along the value chain
  • Research and development
  • Scientific staff of universities and research institutes

Focus on commercial vehicles

A third congress track on the topic of plastics in commercial vehicles will be hold in 2018 again. It offers commercial vehicle manufacturers an insight into the world of cars and an exchange of expertise with more than 1400 participants at the conference.

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