Johnson Controls highlights trend of leather wrapped interiors24 July 2012
Johnson Controls, a global leader in automotive seating, interiors and electronics, is increasingly using leather-wrapped surfaces for high-quality vehicle interiors. For the new Mercedes B-Class, Johnson Controls supplies the instrument panel and door panels including a premium wrapped version as option. In 2010, Johnson Controls acquired Seton's leather wrapping business to address this trend, positioning the company as a global leader in this field.
As an interiors expert, Johnson Controls not only enhances the surfaces for the premium interior version of the B-Class but designs and manufactures structural and safety components such as instrument panels featuring a luxury wrapped surface.
"We believe leather-wrapping represents a growth market in the automotive industry. We continue to see more vehicles with leather- wrapped interior components, as a standalone solution or in combination with other surface technologies," says Han Hendriks, vice president of global product development, interiors at Johnson
Controls Automotive Experience.
The look and feel of interior components is becoming more important across all vehicle segments, especially for seats, instrument panels, door panels, floor consoles and headliners.
Leather-wrapping is increasing in popularity with automakers and consumers as a preferred surface technology. It symbolizes craftsmanship and requires precision, trained staff and strict quality controls in order to integrate the stitching of the various
This material is protected by A D Media copyright
See Terms and Conditions.
One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not.
For multiple copies
contact the sales team.