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Volvo Truck Group Purchasing Supplier Award 2016

1. March 2016

SAG Motion GmbH is the winner of the Volvo Truck Group Purchasing Supplier Award 2016

SAG Fueltech , part of the SAG Motion Group/Salzburger Aluminium Group was selected as one of the winners of the Volvo Supplier Award 2016. The company was awarded in the category "Fuel efficiency and innovation" for their innovation in the rheo-casting process of aluminum parts, replacing iron parts on the Chassis. This semi-solid casting process has resulted in components with significant weight reductions as well as cost saving potential. In addition it also allows an increase in the quality of the components as well as the reduction of CO2 emissions.

Over the recent years, the Salzburger Aluminium Group has continuously developed the process of casting aluminium in semi-solid and semi-liquid state. The main application of this technology can be found in the so-called hybrid components.  

Read more about the award on SAGs homepage or Volvo Groups homepage .