Passive Safety Center Grand Opening in Wixom, Michigan
Altran, a global leader in engineering and R&D services to a number of advanced industries, has opened a Passive Safety Center in Wixom, MI, outside of Detroit, focused on delivering passive safety solutions for the automotive industry. The new Wixom testing center, located at 48602 Downing Street, is Altran’s first such facility in the U.S.
Unique expertise in engineering, simulation and testing
The Wixom Passive Safety Center will provide high quality engineering services for all passive safety related challenges facing the automotive industry. The Center’s testing department will focus on pedestrian protection, airbag testing and interior testing. In addition to testing and engineering services, the Center will provide local distribution and support of turnkey test equipment for customized applications from Concept Tech and Microsys.
Consumer demands and increasing legislative standards are driving vehicle safety requirements. Our unique domain expertise helps OEMs develop the safe vehicles of tomorrow within the constraints of given development time and cost.
Download our Fact Sheet to learn more about the Center's Complete Passive Safety Ecosystem.
WE CAN HELP YOU TACKLE YOUR KEY CHALLENGES!
We provide reliable virtual simulation results combined with strong engineering know-how in vehicle safety.
PERFORMING COMPREHENSIVE VEHICLE CRASH TESTING
We offer a wide range of passive safety tests, including fast documentation and analysis of results. On request, we can make short-term modifications of the test set-up for further testing.
ACING AUTOMATION AND ACCURACY CHALLENGES
We provide a wide range of passive safety test equipment, combining highest accuracy with maximum automation to achieve best testing efficiency.
Ready to Answer Your Key Challenges
Ever-tightening standards for emission and safety, as well as the specific NCAP requirements are forcing OEMs to request innovative simulation and testing. The automotive industry is evolving towards ultra-lightweight structures and new materials respecting strong safety constraints. Virtual development is now required in order to shorten development cycles and reduce costs.
Altran has developed a unique expertise based on profound Simulation and Physical Testing along its know-how in Engineering, Simulation and Testing. We deliver not only reliable virtual simulation results but we offer also strong engineering know-how for vehicle safety.
"Here in the U.S. we are bringing together engineering, testing, simulation and test equipment for passive safety all under one roof. We will leverage this unique combination to deliver cutting edge and sophisticated passive safety solutions. We are excited to be opening our first World Class Center for Passive Safety in North America,” Rob Vatter, CEO for North America.
Learn more about Altran at www.altran.com
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