//  Multimatic - Strength Through Technology ® About Multimatic

Multimatic is a privately-held, global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry.

Multimatic’s core competencies include the engineering and manufacturing of complex mechanisms, body hardware, suspension systems and body structures, as well as the design and development of lightweight composite automotive systems. In addition, Multimatic delivers niche vehicle design, development and production for road and race car applications.

Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Multimatic has manufacturing divisions and engineering facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, and alliance relationships with partners around the world.

Multimatic is comprised of three operating groups: Multimatic Mechanisms, Multimatic Structures & Suspension and Multimatic Engineering.

//  Multimatic Delivers...
 
//  Industry Firsts
  • Multimatic StepGate™ has been a popular option on Ford trucks since 2008. A second-generation version is now in production.
  • Available with or without an integrated NeedleCheck™, Multimatic BridgelessHinge™ shuns excess material for mass savings.
  • Multimatic Ball&GrooveCheck™ door check became an industry standard upon its introduction in 1993, and has since seen use on 157 different vehicle models.
  • Multimatic In-Wheel suspension eliminates conventional linkages by packaging motion control components within the wheel’s diameter.
  • In 2004, Ford chose Multimatic to engineer, develop and build the first 'turnkey' race car to be sold through the Ford Racing catalogue. This relationship continues today.
  • Multimatic developed the 'detachable' cargo door check in 1992 for Ford's E-Series van. Production by Multimatic continued throughout the entire vehicle life (2014).
  • Multimatic's stamped I-Beam control arm won a PACE innovation award for delivering the performance of a cast or forged equivalent, at reduced cost.
  • Multimatic HighValueCheck™ offers exceptional door control in an affordable, low-mass package.
  • Multimatic TailgateAssist™ dramatically reduces opening and closing efforts, along with noise and slam loads. Consumers consistently prefer its feel to other solutions.
  • Multimatic's championship-winning DSSV™ damper technology offers a proven competitive advantage over other damper products.
  • With its easy reset feature, the Multimatic resettable pedestrian protection hood hinge system minimizes the consequences of false firings.
  • A load-bearing composite floor pan, co-developed by Multimatic as part of a USCAR R&D program, demonstrated a significant weight saving per vehicle.
  • Multimatic BoxStep™ allows easy access to pickup truck box cargo, stowing when not in use, and without impacting vehicle ground clearance.
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//  Multimatic Products
  • Road-going DSSV™ damping technology optimized for handling and comfort
  • Wide-swing cargo door hinge systems
  • Hood hinges, including pedestrian protection systems
  • Design-optimized suspension components, including upper and lower control arms.
  • User-convenience products such as the Multimatic StepGate™ for pickups
  • Tailgate and liftgate hinge systems
  • Heavy-truck door closure system mechanisms
  • Production capability to support global platforms
  • Hybrid-aluminum instrument panel structures
  • DSSV™ Damping Technology for race car applications
  • Complex mechanisms, including articulated headrest systems
  • Twist-axle suspension system components
  • Lightweight instrument panel (cross-car) beams
  • Multimatic Ball&GrooveChecks™
  • Lightweight, strong structural components
  • Multimatic TailgateAssist™ to reduce opening and closing efforts, noise, and slam loads
  • Heavy-truck door and hood hinge systems
  • Specialized aerodynamic components such as the Ford Shelby GT350R's functional, composite rear wing
  • Sliding-door hinge and track systems
  • Lightweight yet strong structural products and subassemblies
  • Mechatronic aerodynamic aids, including retractable rear wing systems
  • Design-optimized suspension components, including upper and lower control arms
  • Machined, forged and/or welded suspension links
  • Aluminum bumper beams
  • Lightweight control arms with integral ball joints
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//  Latest News
2017-05-18
Ford World Excellence Award
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//  Media Coverage
2017-09-05
Levels of Automated Driving
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