SEKISUI KYDEX innovates and creates sustainable thermoplastic material solutions for the next generation of product design to help enhance the passenger experience. The KYDEX® Thermoplastics Quick Response Manufacturing (QRM) business model of manufacturing bespoke materials with short lead times in small quantities expands beyond thermoplastic sheet. The fully compliant KYDEX® portfolio also includes injection molding resins, proprietary Infused ImagingTM technology, integral special effects, unique textures, antibacterial protection and custom products and design.
The SEKISUI KYDEX appLabTM and designLab® Innovation Centers are collaborative spaces for clients and customers to bring the supply chain together for rapid prototyping and design development. These spaces are the bridge between engineering and art.
SENOPLAST Klepsch & Co. GmbH
Founded in 1956 SENOPLAST Klepsch & Co. GmbH has produced for more than 60 years extruded plastic sheets and films for thermoforming. Over the years the company has grown into a specialist for the co- extrusion of multi-layer sheets and films and has become known as the technological leader in this field. From its Austrian headquarters in Piesendorf SENOPLAST provides customers around the world and from all kinds of industries with senosan® products. The plastic sheets and films established under the trade mark senosan® are not only used in the automotive and transportation industries but are also well-known for excellent quality and brilliant surfaces in the sanitary and furniture industries.
In 2000 an additional production location opened in Querétaro, Mexico, which meant that customers in the NAFTA area could be served quicker and more efficiently. The 3rd global production unit started production in May 2020 in Suzhou, China.
SENOPLAST has enjoyed global success with innovative and high quality plastic sheets and films made of ABS, ABS/PC, PC, ASA, PMMA and PS as raw materials including flame retardant materials.
Perrone – Performance Leathers and Textiles
Manufacturing leather since 1883, Perrone’s craftsmanship and technological expertise spans four generations. Our Fultonville, New York headquarters and 100,000 sf factory is specially equipped to manufacture certified leathers and advanced, lightweight synthetics to meet the needs of all global rail applications from metro and commuter to luxury and high speed rail. Perrone genuine leathers and textiles are crafted with an eye toward sustainability for unsurpassed durability, comfort and service life . As a leader in the transportation market, continuous product development initiatives, and ongoing capital investments result in market leading processes, equipment, and technologies. Perrone products meet or exceed all requirements for certification, including EN-45545 HL/2, HL/3, BS 6853, DIN-5570, NFPA 130, AND ASTM E662.
OMER S.p.A. was founded in Palermo in 1990 as a manufacturer of components for road vehicles. In 1993 OMER started operations in the sector of components and interior furnishings for railway vehicles. Today OMER is an international operator in the field of design and production of railway components with a high engineering and innovative content, designed to be fitted on high-speed, regional and subway trains.
The Company works in partnership with rolling stock manufacturers engaging in the construction of finished railway vehicles, as required by railway transport operators. The Group specializes in the design and production of all-round interiors, i.e. interior coverings for all the areas of a vehicle, toilet module cabins, as well as carriage exterior components, such as fairings and doors.
The Group is also committed to pursue compliance with ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) parameters. OMER has developed a proprietary technology that allows it to combine design and the use of aluminum, a green, recyclable and environmentally friendly material.
The Group develops and manufactures internally, through a highly vertical production process, almost all of its customers’ job orders, in the industrial plants of Carini (Palermo) and Sterling Heights in Detroit (Michigan).
Metzo, part of The Vita Group, is the Aviation & Rail specialist within The Vita Group, one of the leading polyurethane foam manufacturers in the world. Our Rail portfolio contains “more than foam”.
A full range of soft furnishing goods for Rail seats and crew compartments such as Foam Cushions, Mattresses & Cover Parts, Armrests, Insulation as well as Dress Covers, Upholstery & Sustainable Solutions to be supplied to all major seat manufacturers and trains worldwide. This includes comprehensive customer service from material selection, prototype construction, and burn tests to series production.
For over 25 years, Milwaukee Composites, Inc. (MCI) has been recognized as the leading global supplier of advanced phenolic composite panels by supplying the transit industry with our light weight, maintenance-free solutions. MCI is an engineering focused company that is committed to improve global mass transit technology by providing innovative composite products that deliver the lowest total cost of ownership while offering up to 42% energy savings and 100% reliability over the life of the product. Our custom-built high-performance products do not delaminate, are maintenance-free for the 35-year design life, provide the highest level of fire safety and offer up to a 50% weight savings.
MCI’s patented technology has been applied to standard floor panels, heated floor panels, ceilings, vertical walls, and transit doors. MCI‘s custom light weight designed floor panels eliminate the delamination and moisture problems associated with the traditional panel constructions (plymetal, aluminum honeycomb, plywood, etc.). Transit Authorities, Railcar engineers, and aftermarket refurbishment companies understand that MCI phenolic composite panels meet the most stringent transit car and bus floor requirements and provide the most cost-effective solution available in the marketplace today.
PriestmanGoode is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading design studios working in transport today. Our expertise spans everything from rail to aviation, autonomous vehicles, cruise ships and personal transport. We work with operators, rolling stock manufacturers and across the supply chain on both industrial and vehicle design, as well as liveries and branding, interiors and customer experience.
We have a proven track record of delivering ground- breaking transport solutions for our clients and their passengers. Moreover, we regularly develop our own initiatives around future mobility solutions. These projects give us an opportunity to address issues – from accessibility to sustainability – that we believe lie at the heart of successful future transport.
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