DowDuPont Specialty Products Division is launching AHEAD – a new initiative designed to bring customers solutions and material capabilities from across the new DuPont.
Utilising adhesives, high-performance elastomers, engineered thermoplastics, fluids/specialty lubricants, electronic materials, high-performance fibres and safety materials, AHEAD will provide innovative solutions for automotive applications.
These include: lightweighting; Battery pack components and assembly; Thermal management/safety; Electric motors; Powertrain/chassis; Electrical/electronic applications for improved automation including driver assists and self-driving capabilities; and Support infrastructure (plug-in and induction charging stations, etc.)
“The creation of a dedicated team and offering targeting vehicle electrification, autonomy and connectivity makes sense for DuPont. It reinforces our history in transportation (100+ years), our experience, expertise and broad differentiated portfolio of technology and solutions,” said Randy Stone, business president, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers.
“Our AHEAD approach builds on recent successes, and by pairing our leading material position with our unmatched capabilities in electronics, we can extend our market leadership in the vehicle electrification and supporting infrastructure space.”