bodyshop partners with GALM

bodyshop magazine has secured its place as media partner for the flagship European Global Automotive Lightweight Materials (GALM) event again in 2016.

Supported By Audi, Bentley, Jaguar Land Rover, Lamborghini, Tata Motors and other leading OEMs, the new three day format event will take place from 26-28 April at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole.

The fifth annual GALM Europe 2016 edition offers a renewed focus on mature solutions to enable OEMs to identify the technologies and processes that are ready to be implemented into their assembly lines. The event will also see the return of the body-in-white exhibition, allow participants to see the latest breakthroughs in automotive lightweighting. For the first time the agenda will include case studies from Chinese OEMs, including Geely and Great Wall Motor, who will share updates on developments within the Asian automotive industry.

Day one of the event will focus on new materials and properties, paint shop, lifecycle analysis and recyclability; day two on simplifying manufacturing processes for multi-material vehicles and scrutinising new joining technologies, and day three will explore composites.

For further information, visit www.global-automotive-lightweight-materials-europe.com/. bodyshop magazine readers can receive a 15% discount on booking using the code GALMUK16BS.