For several years, there has been an increasing trend towards using high quality materials such as leather and artificial leather for making automobile interior parts. Composites with polyurethane foams or cut pieces of spacer fabrics make leather an attractive, soft-touch decorative material. Press lamination processes are the standard technology for processing the high-quality but delicate material. The material and the increasing volumes make heavy demands on the production equipment and process.
Industry Expert Mark Haines Joins the FRIMO Team
FRIMO is pleased to announce that Mark Haines has joined the FRIMO sales team. In his new role of Technical Sales, Mark will be responsible for managing key customers and supporting technologies coming to North America from our German plants. He will split time between our Freilassing plant in Germany and our Wixom plant in Michigan.
Mark brings over 40 years of automotive interiors experience to FRIMO. He started his career as a Die Maker and worked his way through production, program management, and engineering management, and then spent many years in key account management and technical sales. Mark’s expertise includes polyurethane machinery and tooling, vacuum forming, in-mold grain forming and lamination, press lamination, edge folding, trimming and prototype technologies.
We are excited for the many years of interiors engineering and sales experience Mark brings to support our valued customers and growing business in North America.
Welcome to FRIMO, Mark!
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