Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Fiat uses Tyvek Transcovers to protect new vehicles in transit
Fiat uses Tyvek Transcovers to protect new vehicles in transit
19
Aug '09
FIAT, the Italian carmaker, is the first Western European car manufacturer to introduce Tyvek Transcovers automotive surface protection system at their Tychy site in Poland. Alessio Carbone, key account manager for the FIAT Group, reports that FIAT is convinced of the benefits of Tyvek Transcovers and is already working on various projects to introduce this product at other FIAT Group.

Tyvek Transcovers, introduced in 2000 at Hyundai and Kia in Korea, have proven themselves over and over again. The customized protective films help protect the painted surfaces of new vehicles such as the trunk, roof or hood during storage and transportation. Up to now, wax has mainly been used to protect the paint from environmental influences such as dust, rain or sun radiation during storage. However, manufacturers are searching for efficient alternatives, since the European Union will ban the use of wax beginning in 2010.

Featuring breathable, soft membrane, Tyvek Transcovers can be custom fit and placed directly on the hardened paint even when surfaces are wet, without damaging the clear coat. This simple and reliable application saves labor costs and prevents other costs caused by scratches on the clear coat. Additionally, the film can be disposed of inexpensively and in an environmentally-friendly manner after use without any special legal restrictions.

“In addition to the technical advantages, Tyvek Transcovers offer the lowest global costs when compared to alternative products,” said Ludo de Groof, European sales manager Tyvek Transcovers. “We therefore can foresee significant future growth potential in the European car industry.”

Dupont


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Jens Mahnke from Pexels

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2018

India levies anti-dumping duty on flax yarn from China

The ministry of finance, Government of India, has imposed definitive...

US polyester yarn makers allege dumping from China, India

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2018

US polyester yarn makers allege dumping from China, India

Two major US synthetic yarn producers—Unifi Manufacturing, Inc...

Courtesy: Donear

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2018

Aspiring middle class shaping menswear fabric trend

The key trends shaping menswear fabric include a new middle class and ...

Interviews View All

Marazban F Velati, Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Headhonchos, Indian textile value chain

Headhonchos
Indian textile value chain

Adopt innovative techniques, go for automisation rather than being...

Manuj Terapanthi, Texaura

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Kalai Selvi,

Kalai Selvi

Vidyashilp Academy in Bengaluru is the country's first Fairtrade School....

Tom Adeyoola,

Tom Adeyoola

Describing itself as the best body shape and garment fit company in the...

Abhishek Dhanuka,

Abhishek Dhanuka

Vyom International Pvt Ltd, established in 2002, is one of Surat's leading ...

Georg Reinhold, Trützschler  Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

Marcel Alberts, Eurofibers

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Eric Scholler, Groz-Beckert

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Vaanee Bhatia, Gritstones Clothing

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

Sanjukta Dutta, Sanjukta's Studio

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


October 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search