Driven to Deliver
Few industries are shifting gears as quickly as today’s automotive market. New developments and improvements happen constantly, and it’s vital to stay ahead of the curve. Today’s vehicles are being engineered for improved occupant safety and to make the most efficient use of our natural resources through advanced design, materials, and processes. That’s why the world’s top Tier One manufacturers trust GW Plastics to provide innovative solutions for their complex, safety-critical components and assemblies.
Our high-quality precision thermoplastic molding and Liquid Silicone Rubber/Liquid Injection Molding (LSR/LIM) capabilities help our customers achieve their strategic business goals. As a single-source automotive supplier, GW Plastics meets the most aggressive time-to-market demands from prototype through final production. Our in-house tooling capabilities, advanced injection molding technologies, stringent commitment to quality, and strategic global manufacturing locations provide our customers with the right combination of experience, service, and economics to make their projects successful.
Safety-Critical Automotive Manufacturing
The safety-critical automotive components that GW Plastics molds and assembles help to protect and save passenger lives. We have redefined our manufacturing process to focus on Six Sigma quality at every stage of the automotive product development lifecycle. We employ automated work cells, vision-inspection systems, and scientific injection molding – using statistical analysis and technologies such as in-mold cavity pressure sensors – with a goal of zero defects. When it comes to automotive safety, there is no second best.
Automotive Manufacturing Capabilities
- Design for Excellence (DfX) including DFM product development
- In-house prototype and production moldmaking
- Single point of contact program management and APQP reporting
- Thermoplastic injection molding
- LSR injection molding
- Contract manufacturing
- Automated work cells
- TS 16949 certified facilities
- Vision system inspection
- Inline functional testing
- Adherence to AIAG PPAP standards
- Safety restraint systems
- Fuel modules
- Motion transfer assemblies
- Precision gear housings
- Functional IP components
- Sensor, actuator, and control module components