Ever since the early 1980s, the automotive industry has been a major driving force for the development of new technologies by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. Today, you will hardly find a single car anywhere in the world that would not have plastic components made on some machine made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. To mention but one prominent example, the innovative headlamps of the Audi R8.
The share of plastic components in cars, which is continuously rising, and the specific requirements on precision and perfection have formatively influenced the machines made by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag. Both the all-electric precision machine IntElect and the flexible Systec Servo series are ideally suited for this industry.
Due to varying product requirements, Sumitomo (SHI) Demag has distinguished itself and specialized in the following areas: