Altair, (Nasdaq:ALTR) a global technology company providing solutions in product development, high-performance computing and data intelligence, is pleased to announce  the winners of the 7th annual Altair Enlighten Award. The awards were presented on 5th August evening at the 2019 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Seminars (MBS) in Traverse City, MI.

“The winning products demonstrate the power of innovation and engineering disciplines to reduce vehicle weight and emissions,” said Richard Yen, senior vice-president, strategic solutions team and global automotive business of Altair. “We were thrilled with the entrants and are proud to recognize the winners and runners up.”

DSM Engineering Plastics, Inc., Cikautxo Group, General Motors, Henn GmbH & Co KG – 2019 Cadillac XT4 Arnitel Thermoplastic Co for the polyester hot charge air duct, were the runners up for the Enabling Technology category. The all-new Arnitel thermoplastic copolyester (TPC) hot charge air duct for the 2019 Cadillac XT4 engine replaced a thermoset rubber solution, significantly reducing the weight, cost and design complexity of the turbocharging system for the GM CSS 2.0L turbo engine. Cikautxo got the second position.