Automotive & Trucking
Pace is a die casting company that provides support to nearly 500 Blue Chip OEM customers, many in the automotive and trucking industries who came to Pace to improve product quality and optimize cost.
Pace’s operations include five International Automotive Task Force TS-certified facilities. Thermal stress, finite element and other analyses determine the optimal die casting alloys – aluminum, magnesium or zinc – to achieve the right balance of light weight and durability, increase end-user satisfaction and reduce potential for costly automotive recalls.
Our expertise includes:
- Gear Housing Covers and Brackets
- Transmission and Engine Components
- Powertrain Systems
- Hybrid Technology
- GPS and Entertainment System Housings
- Cosmetic Trim
Problem: A leading manufacturer of automobile, driveline and drivetrain components and systems was subject to an end user mandated CAFE Weight Reduction Program which required part manufacturing support and tooling optimization.
Solution: Pace employed a dedicated division engineer and tool manufacturing engineer, supplied predictive analysis and provided validation of part changes.
Result: 18% weight reduction across the program resulting in supply chain cost savings.