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Exhibitor Showcase: Meneta
Meneta, the international producer of damping shim materials and back plates, will showcase its products – and representatives who are experts in the field of producing high-quality brake parts for the OE and aftermarket segments.
Thought Leader Profile: Rick Kaatz, General Manager, KBAutosys America
Kaatz’s broad experience makes him ideal to postulate on some of the trials facing the industry as it goes through evolutionary – and revolutionary – changes.
Brake Colloquium & Exhibition Offers Menu of Sessions, Displays and Conversations
By the time Michael Robinet delivers the keynote address Monday, Sept. 23rd, for the 37th annual SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition, the 700-plus attendees could have attended four tech sessions and played a round of golf on the opening Sunday.
SAE Keynote: Five Forces Impacting the Future of the Global Auto Industry
Calling the brake segment a microcosm of the overall industry, Michael Robinet, managing director of IHS Markit, opened the 37th Annual SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition with a keynote address detailing the “Five Forces Impacting the Future of the Global Auto Industry.”
SAE Standards Update Technical Presentations
Since its founding in 1905, the SAE International has been in the forefront of setting the engineering standards for the mobility industry. Tuesday morning at the Colloquium a panel representing a cross section of industry experts will look at how to improve the efficiency of developing, refining and meeting these criteria during the SAE Standards Update Technical Presentations with Panel Discussion.
Additional Testing/Validation Considerations with Re-gen Braking
Some form of electrification will be a central factor in automotive propulsion systems from this point going forward, which means re-gen braking systems will become more prominent.
New Product Showcase
The 30,000-square-foot exhibition hall in the at the 37th Annual SAE Brake Colloquium & Exhibition featured 68 companies displaying their wares and providing representatives to discuss their offerings.
Tech Session: How Can High Performance Development Profit from Racing Development?
A look at the overall impact of motorsports on brake evolvement for street vehicles as well as a performance retrospective and specific companies’ intersection of the two disciplines encompassed the scope of the presentations during Tuesday’s Technical Session How Can High Performance Development Profit from Racing Development Panel.
Tech Session Preview: Brake Emissions
Wednesday at the 37th Annual SAE International Brake Colloquium & Exhibition will feature a comprehensive set of presentations and discussions on the growing issues surrounding brake emissions.
Exhibitor Showcase: LINK Engineering
Prominent on the right side of Link Engineering’s display at the 37th Annual SAE International Brake Colloquium & Exhibition is their relatively new “public” version of LabLINK, its proprietary laboratory information management system (LIMS).
Exhibitor Showcase: Lapinus
Lapinus setup a display at the 37th Annual SAE International Brake Colloquium & Exhibition, but it did not have any new products to show. Instead it came to Orlando, Fla. to connect with existing customers and distributors.