WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Network And Create Opportunities With
- Local and International OEMs
- Tier 1 Suppliers
- Material Suppliers
- Equipment And Service Suppliers
With The Following Job Titles:
Technical Directors, General Managers, Department Managers, Senior Engineers, Senior Specialists, Technical Specialists, Senior Researchers from...
- Body Structures
- Body In White
- Self Piercing Rivets
- New Technologies
- Sheet Metal
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Project Engineering
- Product Engineering
- Lightweight Engineering
- Operations/R&D Centers
- Welding Suppliers(Ultrasonic Welding, Laser Welding)
- Bonding Suppliers
- Fastening Suppliers (SPRs)
- Adhesive Suppliers ....
- Forming Technology Suppliers
- Coatings/ Corrosion Protection
- Component Suppliers
- Additive Manufacturing For Vehicle Components/DMLS
- Steel Suppliers
- Aluminum Suppliers
- Magnesium Suppliers
- Advanced Composite Suppliers(I.E. Carbon Fiber Composites)
- Recycling/Scrap Metal
Advanced Technology Manager
Hank Bonutti is currently the Advanced Technology Manager at Mahindra N. American Technical Center. He has works across different disciplines ranging from powertrain to BIW to paint.
Prior to that, Hank was the Chief Materials Scientist at Bright Automotive where Hank developed Bright materials strategy for their aluminum-bodied PHEV commercial van - the IDEA. He oversaw the design teams weight-reduction initiatives while researching new suppliers and exploring their technologies. Hank also served on Bright Automotive's technology alignment board, and developed and directed Bright's technology strategy. Prior to that, Hank was Director of Technology and Materials at ALTe LLC, a start-up company engineering and manufacturing hybrid drive-trains for existing fleets of commercial vehicles.
From 2007-2010, Hank was a Senior Engineering Manager at Tesla Motors, where he advised on the design, engineering, and manufacturing of Tesla's Model S aluminum body. He also provided key engineering support to Tesla's 2-seat Roadster product team in San Carlos for the Roadster carbon fiber body and the one speed transaxle.
Also related to lightweighting, while he was at ThyssenKrupp Budd during 2003 and 2004, Hank was appointed launch manager for the 2005/6 Ford GT robotically welded aluminum spaceframe where he solved numerous design and production issues prior to launch.
Hank has a BS Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA from Oakland University. He is a member of the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers).
Continuing Its Annual Output Of Technical Discussions And Networking Opportunities
This Summit Brings Together The Latest OEM Case Studies Looking At The Joining, Forming And Manufacturing Of Lightweight Materials
This exciting two-day agenda will feature the latest case studies on the practical application of the latest manufacturing technologies for joining, forming and quality assurance applicable to a wide spectrum of materials. Looking at the most suitable manufacturing processes for diverse strength aluminum, steel, magnesium and composites, no similar event will provide the same depth of knowledge and level of details to aid the cost effective and process efficient adoption of new technologies.