Forvia unit opens HQ, R&D centre near Lyon / Automotive supplier sets ambitious goals
Materi'Act (Villeurbanne, France; said it has inaugurated its headquarters and R&D centre in Villeurbanne, which is close to the French city of Lyon.

The new headquarters and R&D centre (Photo: Forvia)

The subsidiary of automotive supplier Forvia (Nanterre, France;, which is also the parent of car components makers Faurecia (Nanterre, France; and Hella (Lippstadt, Germany;, is committed to developing materials with a low carbon footprint, particularly for the automotive industry, but also for other sectors. Plastics with a recyclate content of up to 70% are to play a role in this endeavour.

Meanwhile, Materi'Act has entered partnerships with environmental service providers such as Veolia and Plastic Odyssey. Forvia aims to become climate-neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2045.

In Villeurbanne, almost 100 employees work for Materi'Act, which covers floorspace of 7,500 m². The company, led by president Rémi Daudin, has ambitious growth targets: the workforce is to increase to 400 employees by 2025 and the 2030 goal for annual turnover is EUR 2 bn.
06.12.2023 [254115-0]
Published on 06.12.2023
Materi’Act: Forvia-Tochter eröffnet Zentrale mit F&E-Zentrum bei LyonGerman version of this article...

© 2001-2024  |  Imprint  |  Privacy  |  Cookie settings is a business information platform for the European plastics industry. It is part of KI Kunststoff Information and PIE Plastics Information Europe, one of the leading content providers for the European plastics industry. We offer daily updated business news and reports, in-depth market analysis, polymer prices and other services for the international plastics industry, including a suppliers guide, career opportunities, a trade name directory and videos.

News | Polymer Prices | Material Databases | Plastics Exchange | Suppliers Guide | Jobs | Register | Advertising

PIE – Plastics Information Europe | KI – Kunststoff Information | KunststoffWeb | Plastics Material Exchange | Polyglobe | K-Profi
© 2001-2024 by, Bad Homburg
Date of print: 25.02.2024 15:11:10   (Ref: 424987315)
Text and images are subject to copyright and other laws for protection of intellectual property.
Any duplication or distribution in any media as a whole or in parts requires prior written approval by Plasteurope. URL: