Industry

Automotive

Date

Global Safety Textiles (GST)

“No doubt that this strong cooperation and shared experience will reinforce our leading position worldwide.”

GST

To address GST’s main business challenges and meet their demanding manufacturing specifications, the group evaluated FocusQuantum OPW’s performance together with Lectra in the pre-launch testing phase of the revolutionary new technology.

The unique collaboration has enabled GST to gain a competitive advantage by significantly lowering overall cost per airbag and tripling production capacity compared to the performance of the previous generation of Focus cutters.

Challenge

GST required a solution for mass production of one-piece woven (OPW) airbags in China, to meet the increasingly stringent requirements of global tier-1 automotive suppliers. 

Solution

To address GST’s main business challenges and meet their demanding manufacturing specifications, the group evaluated FocusQuantum OPW’s performance together with Lectra in the pre-launch phase of the revolutionary new technology. Thae extensive testing enabled GST’s experts to certify FocusQuantum as a proven platform for the mass production of airbags, and to implement the solution in China. The unique collaboration has enabled GST to gain a competitive advantage by significantly lowering overall cost per airbag and tripling production capacity compared to the performance of the previous generation of Focus cutters.

“The DNA of GST and Lectra are both based on innovation, trust and satisfaction of the customer.”

Christophe Dervyn

CEO, GST

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