“We believe we are the first in the industry able to produce a pickup truck rear beam axle housing in aluminium,” said David Jaeger, senior VP and managing director, CastLight. “This exciting new product is another example of Shiloh’s unique ability to develop innovative lightweighting technologies while assisting our customers in optimizing the strength, weight and performance attributes of their vehicles.”
Shiloh customized the chassis component for an OEM to further reduce weight on the launch of their 2019 model year light duty pickup trucks.
Shiloh Industries, Inc. designs and manufactures products within body structure, chassis and powertrain systems, leveraging one of the broadest portfolios in the industry. The company’s multi-component, multi-material solutions are comprised of a variety of alloys in aluminium, magnesium and steel grades, along with its proprietary line of noise and vibration reducing ShilohCore acoustic laminate products. The company has over 3,600 employees with operations, sales and technical centres throughout Asia, Europe and North America.