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As a pioneering material innovation, Mitsubishi Chemical Group’s innovative materials open new opportunities for replacing metals in a wide range of high volume structural and mechanical demanding automotive components.

Award-Winning Innovation | KyronMAX™ Roof Receivers

Mitsubishi Chemical Group has developed a groundbreaking lightweight solution for the automotive industry. KyronMAX Roof Receivers are the first high-volume structural carbon fiber reinforced injection molded engineering thermoplastic composite in a weatherable structural body application.

Redefining light weighting, the KyronMAX material solution was able to outperform the previous cast steel parts, slashing weight by approximately 80% and cutting material costs by 35%. In partnership with Stellantis, Mitsubishi Chemical Group proudly accepted the following awards:

  • 2021 CAMX Unsurpassed Innovation Award
  • 2021 Automotive News PACE Award
  • 2021 Automotive News PACE Innovative Partnership Award
  • 2021 SPE ACCE Award

See Kyronmax in action in Composites World Magazine


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