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As an automotive parts manufacturer, Plastic Omnium attended the 2018 Paris Motor Show. These two weeks were marked by official events and visits where Plastic Omnium’s innovations for the clean and connected car of the future seduced. Click on “Read more” to watch the video.

Plastic Omnium’s booth at the Paris Motor Show

A part of the booth was dedicated to Intelligent Exterior Systems and modules, the other to Clean Energy Systems. Plastic Omnium’s three businesses were linked by its concept car of the future – the Living Body. Its intelligent exterior combines lightness, aerodynamics and light signatures to connect with its environment. On the propulsion side, it is equipped with two hydrogen tanks and a fuel cell that converts hydrogen into electricity for a no-CO² emission mobility.

Interactive animations were added to Plastic Omnium models and products, inviting visitors to take quizzes or participate in mini-games. The goal is to understand the way each Plastic Omnium solution works and the advantages of each for the clean and connected mobility of the future. Meetings with clients, associations and public figures followed one another in a cordial atmosphere.

Plastic Omnium at Mondial.Tech

As a sponsor and jury of Mondial.Tech, in the Material & Weight Reduction category, Plastic Omnium has attended the demonstrations of many Startups. The winner in the category is Gazelle Tech, the leading manufacturer of composite peri-urban vehicles. This event offers the opportunity for mobility actors of all sizes to imagine new collaborations.

Talents for future of automobile 

At the “MonJob @ FuturAuto” HR event, Plastic Omnium met more than 200 students from French engineering schools in partnership with the SIA (Société des Ingénieurs de l’Automobile) to offer them internships or apprenticeships.

On the same day, Plastic Omnium’s sponsors were present on the Group’s booth alongside the Elles bougent association. Its ambition is to strengthen gender diversity in companies in the industrial and technological sectors and to encourage young girls to pursue careers in engineering.

On the agenda for this day: guided tours by the sponsors on the partners’ stands, and the conference “Women Show: the car, a profession for girls”! “with testimonies from committed women and men. Isabelle Valentin Bianco, Development Director Europe at Plastic Omnium, presented “the evolution of our businesses and the new opportunities offered to women in our sector”.

This day, which was closed by the intervention of Elisabeth Borne, Minister of Transport, brought together 150 high school and university students and 60 female sponsors specializing in automotive and mobility engineering, 16 of whom are from Plastic Omnium.

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