ARO joins Alumobility – A Global Ecosystem for Automotive Aluminium
ARO is proud to announce it has joined Alumobility, a non-profit organization focused on proven technical solutions to advance the adoption of the aluminium automotive body sheet. As a result, ARO will provide its expertise in resistance welding to this organization comprising aluminium producers Constellium and Novelis, and several other experts, in these technologies.
Jean-Yves David, President, ARO group: “Resistance welding is increasingly used in the automotive industry because it is the most flexible and economical assembly process on the market. Today, ARO products meets the aluminium alloy assembly needs of our automotive customers. To remain in this dynamic, the partnership with Alumobility is essential to better understand the future needs of automotive builders and to offer ever more suitable welding solutions”.
Sylvain Beucher, Marketing Director, ARO, adds: “Alumobility aims to support automotive manufacturers in creating lighter, safer, smarter and more sustainable vehicles. To do this, Alumobility is setting up collaborative technical projects with its technological partners related to the use of aluminium in the automotive industry. As a new member, it will be an opportunity to demonstrate the possibilities offered by resistance welding with ARO technologies. This partnership, based on an exchange of information and skills, will allow us to refine our product strategy to offer ever more innovative aluminium welding solutions to our customers ".
Alumobility is a global ecosystem of leading aluminium and downstream technology partners that supports automotive manufacturers in creating lighter, safer, smarter and more sustainable vehicles. The non-profit association was founded to focus on proven technical solutions to advance the adoption of aluminium automotive body sheet (ABS). Working with global automakers, Alumobility will help fulfill the promise of a lighter, more efficient, more sustainable mobility future.
ARO is widely regarded as the world leader in resistance welding to the automotive industry. The ARO group is headquartered near Le Mans, in France, with regional offices in Germany, Spain, Belgium, Slovakia, Sweden, the UK, USA, Mexico, Brazil and China. The company was founded in 1949 and today employs around 500 persons. ARO is a member of the British engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc.