Mecaplast-Key Plastics has unveiled its new brand identity as Novares.

As a technical component and systems provider, Novares offers car manufacturers and Tier-1s a portfolio of seven product lines.

  • • Engine components: comprises air management, oil management, water management, engine acoustic and aero, and tanks. • e-powertrain components: include battery boxes including components such as: air guides, crash box, water management with water cooling inlets & outlets.
  • • Bezels & clusters: consists of bezels & clusters.
  • • Air vents & decoration trims: includes air vents & kinematics, deco trims.
  • • Interior & car body trim: covers centre consoles, dashboard components, cowl grill & wheel arch flares, full Cockpit & trunk packages, roof consoles, body acoustic & aero black parts.
  • • Handles: encompasses interior & exterior handles, fuel door and inside liftgate handles with autonomous mechanisms.
  • • Exterior Paint & surfaces: offers painting capabilities, full manufacturing process for mid-size parts such as spoilers & tailgate trims, body side mouldings, roof bars and rails.

"We have repositioned ourselves using our strengths to capture market opportunities and to meet the demands of our customers," said Novares CEO, Pierre Boulet.

"We have become one united, international team and are excited about our prospective future."

Nova in Latin means innovate according to the company, while 'res' means fact in Latin.

Headquartered in France, the group is present in 21 countries, runs 42 manufacturing plants, seven skill centres, 5 technical centres and 17 customer service centres around the globe to partner with customers.