hofer powertrain as a Valued Engineering Partner at the "Ford Global NVH Conference"
Ford Dearborn; MI USA
From May 25th through May 27th 2010, the 6th "Ford Global NVH Conference" took place in Dearborn, MI. Being a strategic engineering partner, hofer has been invited by Ford to this 3-day event. Initiated by the Powertrain NVH CAE Department, this conference is Ford’s largest internal engineering and technology conference. Therefore, hofer powertrain has been represented with a small booth in the supplier exhibition. The presentation “Driveability: phenomena understanding and transmission improvement“, performed by Mr. Alberto Giacometti, has been broadcasted live in 20 Ford subsidiaries worldwide. Due to the numerous questions and feedback from the audience, the presented topics has been received with high interest, our booth was very popular as well. A lot of Ford engineers as well as R&D Directors and Managers visited the hofer booth. Therefore Dr. Ralf Buck had the chance to showcase the NVH competences to a wide range of Ford employees and answered all questions with expertise and enthusiasm.
The exhibition was also a good information platform for the participants of conference as well as the exhibitors.