Painting of plastic components is playing an increasingly strategic role in the motorcycle and automotive industries, where a vehicle’s aesthetic finishes play a key role in determining customers’ buying decisions, a role that is becoming as important as performance.
In recent years, the same requirements have unexpectedly emerged in agricultural and earthmoving machinery, where functional considerations always prevailed over aesthetic ones in the past. Here too, today’s market trends are rewarding products offering the perfect combination of aesthetics with practical considerations such as resistance to mechanical stress, friction and wear.
Responding to these dual requirements is by no means easy for companies painting components on contract for the industry. They need appropriate lines and equipment permitting easy, efficient management of production, ecology and, last but not least in importance, aesthetic quality in finishes…
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