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Case Studies

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Case Study #1
Supply Issue

Customer: Major Tier 1 Supplier to Asian OEM

Application: Interior IP – Radio Bezel, Dials and Knobs
Material: Smoke PC – Color Matched
Process: Painted and Laser Etched
Timeline: 4 Weeks

  • Jenerxx visited Asian OEM – Identified areas for us to assist
  • Tier Customer had issues with supply of material from major resin manufacturer
  • Benchmarked Incumbent Material
  • Provided sample material 1 week
  • Process trial + process engineer – Mold / Dimensional / Color Conformation / Paint Adhesion / Laser Etch Trails
  • Created and Obtained Asian OEM Approvals
  • Share Shift – Production Ramp Up and Stable Production Achieved

Case Study #2
Cost Challenge

Customer: Tier 1 Supplier for US OEM

Application: SUV Wheel Liner
Material: TPO Black -30 ductility requirement – 2.5m lbs.
Process: Injection Mold Thin Wall Application
Timeline: 3 Months
Cost Savings: $350k

  • Tier 1 Customer contacted Jenerxx Team – program upside down.
  • Provided Solution and Cost – 48 hrs.
  • Sample Material Provided – 2 wks.
  • Process trial + process engineer: Mold, dimensional, multi axial ductility test
  • Jenerxx team worked with US OEM / Tier1 for Material Approvals
  • OEM Plant trials at all facilities – 3 facilities
  • Share Shift – Production Ramp Up and Stable Production Achieved

Case Study #3 
Cost Challenge

Customer: Tier 1 Supplier for US OEM

Application: Cowl Screen
Material: 10% Talc Filled Copolymer PP, Color Match, UV
Process: Injection Mold
Timeline: 6 Months
Cost Savings: $160k (2,000,000Lbs)

  • Tier 1 Customer contacted Jenerxx Team – One OEM Approved Source
  • Sample Material Provided – 2 wks.
  • Process trial + Process engineer: Mold, Dimensional, Color match, 3500Hr Xenon Arc UV Testing
  • Jenerxx team worked with US OEM / Tier1 for Material Approval
  • Share Shift – Production Ramp Up and Stable Production Achieved

Case Study #4 
Technical Challenge

Customer: Major Tier 1 Supplier to European OEM

Application: HVAC
Material: 20% Talc Filled Homo Polymer
Technical Challenge: New Odor and Emissions Requirements after Long-Term 700hours @ 150c.
Only 1 approved source at European OEM in NA
Process: Mold, Dimensional, Assembly
MET SPECIFICATIONS and obtained cost savings

  • OBJECTIVE – Developed NEW ADDITIVE PACKAGE for standard material as alternate source approval
  • Tested and Passed
  • Obtained joint approval with European OEM and Tier 1
  • Production Ramp Up and Stable Production Achieved