August 14, 2020 in Hydroforming Industry

Hydroforming News Roundup: Summer 2020


If you find yourself too busy these days to keep up with what’s going on in the world of hydroforming, never fear.

We’ve rounded up the top stories from summer of 2020 and gathered them right here just for you.

Hydroforming News Roundup: Summer 2020

Metal Forming Market for Automotive Worth $202.2 Billion by 2025

The exclusive report released on July 3, 2020, indicated strong projected growth in the market over the next five years.

Passenger cars have the highest application of formed components, more than that for light and heavy commercial vehicles. Owing to the increasing passenger car production, especially in the Asia Oceania region, and high applications of metal forming, passenger car segment is projected to share of the metal forming market, by vehicle type.

For anyone working in (or in proximity to) the hydroforming industry, this is nothing but good news.

Lightweight Door Wins German Innovation Award 2020

According to Spotlight Metal, the German Design Council recently awarded their German Innovation Award for 2020 to the Edag Group for their production of a lightweight door produced for commercial vehicles.

With the award-winning door boasting 20% cost-neutral weight saving, we agree this recognition is well-deserved. 

Dear Editor: Remove ‘Absolut Pan’ Monument

In Trinidad and Tobago, a citizen has written a letter to the editor regarding an Absolut vodka monument in his city. He requests that it be taken down and replaced by a monument to honor inventor Jomo Wahtuse. 

His invention, the Hydroforming Press, will revolutionise how pan is manufactured and open economic diversification opportunities that were previously non-existent.

It’s too soon to know if this letter made an impression on its intended audience.

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That’s all the news we have for this installment.

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