Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association

Lightweight Materials and EV Body Structures 2018

  • 21 Feb 2018
  • 22 Feb 2018
  • Detroit, Michigan


The Global Automotive Lightweight Manufacturing Summit is an OEM-led initiative driven by the latest advancements in manufacturing techniques, joining methods and forming processes for lightweight vehicles. The 2018 Summit is expected to generate even more innovative dissimilar material joining solutions and corrosion mitigation strategies, and overcome the manufacturing challenges associated with the next generation of lightweight materials for automotive large-scale production.

Exclusive to the 2018 Summit, we will host a top-level industry panel discussion on understanding how EV vehicles will impact manufacturing and joining technologies, featuring senior decision-makers from global OEMs.


With 2018 around the corner, leading OEMs continue to take forward steps towards reducing their carbon footprint and optimizing vehicle body structure reliability to meet both consumer expectations and government regulations.

Attending one of the most important events in the automotive calendar will help you to face these challenges with enhanced knowledge, and improve your day to day decision making.

Corrosion Mitigation Strategies  Showcasing The Latest Industry Best Practice And Technologies For Corrosion Mitigation In Mixed Material Structures.

EV/Hybrid Vehicle Design:   Stepping Into Future Vehicle Requirements; Examine How Joining and Manufacturing Processes Will Be Adapted For EV Vehicles.

Welding Solutions For UHSS to Aluminum: OEM Case Study Taking You Through The Best Practice For UHSS To Aluminum Joining.

Magnesium Focus:  Detailed Analysis And Evaluation Of Magnesium Component Manufacturing

For more info: http://www.global-lightweight-vehicle-manufacturing.com/

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