Henkel, RLE partner design next generation e-mobility concepts

Henkel, RLE partner to design next generation e-mobility concepts

9:39 AM, 27th November 2018
Henkel and RLE International

DUSSELDORF/ COLOGNE, GERMANY: Henkel has entered into a strategic mobility alliance with RLE International, to drive automotive innovation and become the premier design-in engineering solution provider for mobility industry.

Automotive megatrends and future mobility concepts driven by increasing environmental legislation, e-mobility and autonomous driving are shaping the engineering challenges of the industry. Besides, the integration and protection of batteries and electronic components play a crucial role in development and manufacturing.

"To design new e-mobility concepts and lightweight innovations, the combination of material science and engineering expertise is a significant competitive advantage," said Dr Christian Kirsten, corporate senior vice president, Henkel Transport & Metal.

"This involves the fields of concept development, vehicle and safety engineering, as well as electrics/electronics, e-mobility and lightweight design. Once combined with Henkel's advanced materials know-how in high-performance adhesives and sealants, structural foams and sound-deadeners we will become the go-to engineering partner and preferred advanced material supplier in the industry," added Ralf Laufenberg, CEO, RLE International.

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