The fusion of printed electronics and mature technologies create new value propositions to customers in various product segments:
AD is driving a material rethink for automotive interiors
Sensor integration allows new levels of service in industrial products
Speaker Biography (Erhard Barho)
Dr. Erhard Barho is the Head of Functional Surface Solutions at Benecke-Hornschuch Surface Group, a business unit of Continental AG. He started his career within Continental in 1996 as a development engineer for tires. After holding various positions in Germany in China, he became Director R&D at Benecke-Kaliko, being responsible for technology and product development globally. After his studies in Hanover and London, he holds a PhD in organic chemistry and a diploma in business administration.
Company Profile (Continental)
Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.