Manufacturing systems for automotive composite parts

pinette - automotive industry

Due to the implementation of increasingly stringent emission standards, automakers rely on lightweight strategies. Undoubtedly, composite materials represent a real solution to reduce vehicle weight. To meet that demand, Pinette P.E.I. designs and supplies forming equipment, production lines, custom engineered machines and turnkey plants dedicated to the production of rubber, plastics and composite parts production in the automotive industry.

Automotive composites: Car interior parts production

For decades, Pinette P.E.I.'s manufacturing press systems have served automotive part manufacturers to produce a wide range of interior parts among which:

  • Dashboard
  • Door panel
  • Carpet lining
  • Rear shelf
  • Floor
  • Headliner
  • Tunnel
  • Engine hood
  • Head rest

Automotive composites: Car exterior parts production

Our reliable and efficient hydraulic presses and turnkey forming lines can also produce composites exterior automotive parts: 

  • Undershield
  • Structural parts
  • Wheel arch housing
  • Engine compartment

Automotive composites: Other parts

Besides the automotive thermoforming business, Pinette P.E.I. designs and produces down stroking and curing press systems. 

  • Gasket lining
  • Clutch lining
  • Brake pads

Technologies

Pinette P.E.I.'s manufacturing systems dedicated to composite parts production in the automotive industry include the following technologies: natural fibers automotive forming, automotive felt molding, PU foam injection and composites thermoforming systems (SMC, BMC, GMT, LFT, TRE, RTM, HP RTM).