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Supplier messages from 2015 IAA

28 October 2015

There is much more to the IAA in Frankfurt than a dazzling array of new cars. At the world's biggest auto show, suppliers' stands bristled with lightweight innovations to help reduce emissions as well as improve driver safety, comfort and communications. Matthew Beecham caught-up with executives from some of the world's leading component suppliers. In this second instalment, we take a look at the main IAA messages from Tenneco, Faurecia, Magna and Plastic Omnium.


RESEARCH SNAPSHOT: Review of front-end modules

1 July 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of research snapshots - pulled from its automotive research platform, QUBE - Matthew Beecham reviews some lightweight solutions fitted to front-end modules by Faurecia, BASF, Plastic Omnium and SABIC Innovative Plastics.


ANALYSIS: UK supplier industry perks up

19 March 2015

There are signs of a revival in the UK automotive supplier industry, but a sense of perspective is needed, says Dave Leggett.


ANE CONGRESS 2013: Quotes of the week

14 June 2013

Shrugging off French air traffic controllers' strike action, this week saw many of the industry's top executives gather for Automotive News Europe's Congress in Paris. Here is a brief snapshot of what they said.

Latest interviews


Q&A: Auto Inergy on tomorrow’s fuel tanks

19 October 2015

Continuing just-auto's series of interviews at the 2015 IAA show, Matthew Beecham met with Jean-Francois Berard, Vice President, R&D, Strategy, Marketing and Industrial, Auto Inergy Division, Jean-Bernard Lepage, Marketing Director, Auto Inergy Division, and Jerome Vidalie, Product Line Director, Structural Parts, Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior.


Hella interview

28 June 2006

Sarwant Singh, Automotive & Transportation Practice Director at Frost & Sullivan talks to Dr Seubert, VP of Advanced Development at Hella about a range of R&D issues defining the European automotive industry.

Latest news


PSA recognises 16 suppliers with awards

4 July 2018

PSA has recognised 16 suppliers for their contribution to its Push to Pass and Pace initiatives, while also awarding 16 component factories, 'Best Plant of the Year.'


Plastic Omnium Q1 auto revenue up 3% to EUR1.9bn

24 April 2018

Plastic Omnium has posted first quarter automotive revenue of EUR1.86bn (US$2.3bn) up 3.1% at constant perimeter and exchange rates.


Mahle to sell JV HBPO shares to Plastic Omnium

2 March 2018

Mahle is to sell its shares in the joint venture Hella Behr Plastic Omnium (HBPO) to fellow shareholder, Plastic Omnium.


Auto suppliers invest in electronics producer

15 February 2018

TactoTek, a developer of injection moulded structural electronics products, said it had closed $23m in funding with investors including auto suppliers Nanogate, Plastic Omnium and Faurecia Ventures.


Plastic Omnium records 2017 net profit of EUR425m

15 February 2018

Plastic Omnium has posted 2017 overall net profit up 36% to EUR425m (US$531m), with revenue improving 15% to EUR8bn.


Detroit - Plastic Omnium shows bumpers/tailgates

18 January 2018

Plastic Omnium is presenting a range of innovations at NAIAS including more intelligent bumpers, lighter and more reactive tailgates.


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium presents PHEV/Hydrogen solutions

18 January 2018

Plastic Omnium, the global leader in low emission fuel and exhaust treatment systems is presenting its latest innovations: PHEV and Hydrogen solutions illustrating its innovation strategy for a cleaner energy. Plastic Omnium innovations for cleaner...


Plastic Omnium confirms EUR8bn revenue for 2017

13 December 2017

Plastic Omnium is confirming EUR8bn (US$9.4bn) revenue for this year at its Investor Day at the S-Sigmatech global R&D centre for exterior components and modules in Lyon.


Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 jobs

12 December 2017

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth around US$1.5bn and creating more than 11,500 jobs.


Plastic Omnium expands Lyon R&D centre

30 November 2017

Plastic Omnium has ploughed EUR20m (US$24m) to expand its ?-Sigmatech research and development centre in Lyon.


Plastic Omnium to focus 100% on automotive

21 September 2017

Plastic Omnium is to sell its whole Environment Division to focus exclusively on automotive operations.


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium presents clean, connected car

13 September 2017

Plastic Omnium, the world leader in exterior products and modules and fuel systems, is presenting for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show a concept car that demonstrates the company’s contribution to the clean, connected car for 2030. The car...


Plastic Omnium H1 auto revenue up 30% to EUR3.9bn

21 July 2017

Plastic Omnium has posted first-half automotive revenue of EUR3.9bn, up 30%, including EUR492m from exterior body parts, a business acquired in July last year.


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium sells its truck composites business

4 July 2017

On 30 June 2017, Plastic Omnium definitively sold its Truck composites business to the German group Mutares AG. This body parts and structure design and manufacturing business for the truck industry, which employs 1,500 people, had revenue of approx....


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium sales up 32.8% in Q1 2017

25 April 2017

For the first quarter of 2017, economic sales reported by Compagnie Plastic Omnium amounted to EUR2,039.4m (US$2,220.7m), up 32.8% compared with the first quarter of 2016. Consolidated sales, excluding joint ventures, rose by 36.0%. This very strong growth...


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium sells its seven European sites

3 April 2017

On 31 March 2017 Plastic Omnium finalised the sale of seven European sites (four in France, one in Spain, two in Germany) to US-Based Flex-N-Gate Group. This disposal was required by the European Commission as part of the takeover of Faurecia Auto Exterior in...


Plastic Omnium starts building two US plants

7 March 2017

Plastic Omnium has started construction of two new plants in the US.


Plastic Omnium posts 2016 auto revenue of EUR6.6bn

23 February 2017

Plastic Omnium's Automotive Division has recorded 2016 revenue up 17.3% to EUR6.6bn (US$7bn).


Plastic Omnium EUR200m sites offer from Flex Gate

23 December 2016

Plastic Omnium says it has received a EUR200m (US$209m) binding offer from Flex Gate Group to acquire seven sites in France, Germany and Spain as part of the European Commission's (EC) ruling following the French supplier's purchase of Faurecia's Auto Exterior business.


Plastic Omnium sells heavy business to Mutares

18 November 2016

Plastic Omnium has sold its heavy truck bodywork and structural parts business to German manufacturer, Mutares in a deal for which the amount paid was unspecified.


Plastic Omnium Q3 revenue up 20.6%

25 October 2016

Plastic Omnium has reported a results boost following the acquisition of part of Faurecia's business in the summer.


Plastic Omnium claims 3min hydrogen recharge

4 October 2016

Plastic Omnium says its high-pressure hydrogen storage prototype has a recharge time of three minutes compared to several hours for electric vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium widens electric propulsion research

29 September 2016

Plastic Omnium, the world leader in exterior components and modules and in fuel systems, is stepping up its research to contribute to the future evolution of cars, by continuing to further reduce vehicle emissions. The company is already present on the...


just-auto Plus only Plastic Omnium H1 2016 revenues surge 8%

28 July 2016

Laurent Burelle, chairman and chief executive officer of Plastic Omnium, stated:  "Over the first half of 2016, our growth, which hit 11% at constant exchange rates, accelerated, and we have once again converted this growth into a more solid...


Plastic Omnium posts H1 revenue up 8% to EUR2.99bn

27 July 2016

Plastic Omnium has posted half year automotive economic revenue up 8.7% to EUR2.99bn (US$3.3bn) out of a total business figure of EUR3.2bn.


EU Commission approves Faurecia Exteriors sale

12 July 2016

The European Commission has now approved the sale of Faurecia Automotive Exteriors to Plastic Omnium, subject to a commitment from Plastic Omnium to divest all of the bumper business in France and a site in Spain as well as the front end module business in Germany.


Plastic Omnium's new fuel tank for hybrids

15 June 2016

In anticipation of high growth across the hybrid market (5.5m cars in 2020 versus 2m in 2015), Plastic Omnium is introducing a new-generation plastic tank for plug-in hybrid vehicles.


just-auto Plus only PSA Group honours 15 companies with best supplier award

26 May 2016

At the Supplier Day event on 24 May 2016, Carlos Tavares, chairman of the managing board of PSA Group, and Yannick Bezard, executive vice-president, purchasing, honoured 15 suppliers for their commitment and the quality of their response to PSA Group...


Plastic Omnium Q1 sales up 6% to EUR1.5bn

21 April 2016

Plastic Omnium is reporting first quarter sales up 6% to EUR1.5bn (US$1.7bn), with consolidated sales rising 6.7% to EUR1.3bn.


Faurecia inks Exteriors sale to Plastic Omnium

19 April 2016

Faurecia has signed the definitive contract (Sales and Purchase Agreement) for the sale of its Automotive Exteriors Business to Plastic Omnium, following the completion of the information and consultation procedures with relevant employee representatives.

Plastic Omnium news

PSA recognises 16 suppliers with awards

4 July 2018

PSA has recognised 16 suppliers for their contribution to its Push to Pass and Pace initiatives,...


Plastic Omnium Q1 auto revenue up 3% to EUR1.9bn

24 April 2018

Plastic Omnium has posted first quarter automotive revenue of EUR1.86bn (US$2.3bn) up 3.1% at con...


Mahle to sell JV HBPO shares to Plastic Omnium

2 March 2018

Mahle is to sell its shares in the joint venture Hella Behr Plastic Omnium (HBPO) to fellow share...


Auto suppliers invest in electronics producer

15 February 2018

TactoTek, a developer of injection moulded structural electronics products, said it had closed $2...


Plastic Omnium records 2017 net profit of EUR425m

15 February 2018

Plastic Omnium has posted 2017 overall net profit up 36% to EUR425m (US$531m), with revenue impro...


Detroit - Plastic Omnium shows bumpers/tailgates

18 January 2018

Plastic Omnium is presenting a range of innovations at NAIAS including more intelligent bumpers,...



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