//     Structures and Suspension

Advanced manufacturing techniques enable production in a variety of materials.

  • Multimatic Structures and Suspension employs a range of modern presses, up to 2,000-tonne capacity.
  • Engineering and production of aluminum bumper beams supports OEM lightweighting.
  • Multimatic roll-forms structural components such as bumper beams, roof bows and structural rockers.
  • Laser welding is a core in-house capability, used on dimensionally critical structural assemblies.
  • Using ACCRA® technology, Multimatic produces specialized high strength structural products.
  • Cast and forged aluminum suspension components are finished using 5-axis CNC machine tools.
  • In-house e-coating ensures stamped components meet stringent surface protection requirements.
  • Ball joints are manufactured in-house on fully automated, state-of-the-art dedicated assembly lines.

Key manufacturing facilities include:

  • Globally sourced, world-class production equipment for high-volume stamping, machining and assembly
  • Underground scrap removal, quick-change tooling and efficient press configurations
  • High volume robotic MIG and laser welding cells
  • Flexible inline e-coating
  • Automated and semi-automated assembly lines with poka yoke systems and embedded checking of dimensional and functional performance
  • Well-equipped tool rooms and equipment maintenance departments
  • Comprehensive production validation testing

Supporting the manufacturing facilities, Multimatic Engineering provides centralized product development, analysis, prototyping and testing services, as well as in-house tooling design and production.