SMT wins AVK Innovation Award

We would like to thank the AVK for the appreciation of our innovation. SMT and its partners SAERTEX and Alan Harper Composites won the much desired AVK Innovation Award in the category products/ applications.

The AVK - Industrievereinigung Verstärkte Kunststoffe e. V. is one of the largest associations in the European composite sector. SMT has been awarded for its innovative composite floor panel. This floor panel will be installed in 66 trains of the ICE-3 fleet of Deutsche Bahn and replaces the existing plywood floor. Compared to the plywood flooring, the SMT composite floor panel has the following features:

  • Reduction of weight by 50%
  • Meets latest fire protection requirements EN 45545-2
  • Resource efficient and low emission production
  • excellent durability

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