Grupo Antolin participated at the Auto Interiors Expo in Michigan

Grupo Antolin participated at the Auto Interiors Expo in Michigan


Grupo Antolin together with its strategic partner Walter Pack exhibited at the next Automotive Interiors Expo that took place on October 22-24 in Novi, Michigan, USA. The show was a must-visit for Tier 1 suppliers as well as for interior design teams from car manufacturers.

Grupo Antolin and Walter Pack, a firm specialized in high quality decorative technical surfaces, signed last November a strategic alliance to develop integrated products with state-of-the-art technology. As part of this alliance, Antolin acquired a 40% stake in Walter Pack.

Walter Pack owns manufacturing facilities in some of the main automotive hubs: Spain (Bilbao and Barcelona), India (Pune and Delhi) and Mexico (Querétaro).  Walter Pack has a turnover of €40M and 400 employees.

Some of the latest innovations of both companies, whose developments were present at the fair, are:

1.            A DOOR CAPACITIVE PAD incorporating flexible electronics and haptic feedback which facilitates the interaction with the user and enables to reduce costs. The different finishes of the backlit film provide a pleasant look & feel.

2.            A PREMIUM OVERHEAD CONSOLE that provides a new end user experience. The OHC incorporates capacitive touch with haptic feedback, gesture recognition by both capacitive field and Time of Flight technologies, environmental sensors, matrix illumination, A2B microphone, dynamic lighting…Those allow to perform actions such as opening the panoramic system with a simple gesture. The lighting is adapted to the passenger´s needs providing different lighting effects.

3.            NATURAL DECORATIVE INSERTS. Distinctive material choices from cork, to leather or natural stones that enhance any surface. A world of finishes and technologies that contribute to ‘touch and feel’.



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