Meridian Automotive Systems Inc.

999 Republic Dr.
Allen Park , MI 48101 US

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Chart Resin

Resin systems update: The greening of thermosets
 Thermoset resin formulators seek environmental benefits as customers demand reduced cost and increased performance.

Meridian Green Car Conf booth

Green Car Conference looks at sustainable vehicles
Well-attended first-time event marred by lack of composites industry representation.

Mercedes SLR McLaren

NAIA 2009 show highlights
The Detroit auto exhibition’s hybrid and electric vehicle introductions underscore the need for lightweighting with low investment cost, which composites can provide.

James Colgrove

2008 SPE Automotive Composites Conference and Exhibition
The annual gathering of automotive composites experts revealed significant effort to make composites more affordable and efficient and mold cycle times faster. 

Wheel-lip Molding

Composites Pick Up New Applications in Light Trucks
Long a bastion of steel, the tougher-duty pickup segment of the light truck market is warming to the benefits of composites.

Yellow Corvette

Taking Subjectivity out of Class A Surface Evaluation
Toward the goal of more consistent, repeatable and quantifiable Class A surface analysis, automakers and systems suppliers are developing and employing automated surface inspection tools.

NAIA Show Highlights
The 2007 Detroit Auto Show emphasizes “green” themes and high performance.

Innovation Driving Automotive SMC
New materials, methods and machinery are restoring sheet molding compound's preferred material status for automotive and heavy truck body panels.

Detroit Auto Show
2007 NAIAS exhibition spotlights new composites applications.

Strain levels for a GIGA Trailer

Fuel Economy Drives Big Rig Composites
A variety of materials and processing methods are lightweighting and economizing trucks and trailers in the commercial freight arena.

Truck Bed Assembly

Inside-the-box thinking pays off for Honda
New Ridgeline pickup features innovative composite box with first-ever molded-in trunk.

Product Categories of Meridian Automotive Systems Inc.

Adhesive bonding
Adhesive bonding
Automotive, body panels & substructures
Automotive, interior (seats, IPCs, floor panels, etc.)
Automotive, underhood
Bulk molding (BMC)
CAD/CAM/CAE design
Carbon/carbon composites
Coating and painting
Coating and painting
Compression molding
Compression molding
Custom compounding and blending
Custom compounding and blending
Fiber placement
Finite element modeling/analysis (FEM/FEA)
Honeycomb structures
Infrastructure, composite
Injection molding
Injection molding
Low-pressure molding
Marine, boat (hulls, decks, bulkheads, etc.)
Marine, other
Materials analysis
Metal bonding
Metal bonding
Other composite structures
Product design
Prototyping
Prototyping
Pultrusion
Reaction injection molding (RIM)
Sheet molding (SMC)
Structural reaction injection molding (SRIM)
Testing, materials
Testing, product
Testing, structural
Thermoplastic, long fiber-reinforced (LFRT)
Thermoplastic, short fiber-reinforced
Vacuum forming