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The automotive industry strongly needs components that fulfil challenging expectations. xterior body parts and interior modules make a decisive difference to the usability, efficiency and comfort of heavy and light commercial vehicles as well as passenger cars. The STS Plastics team provides competitive solutions based on composite material, Sheet molding compound (SMC), and injection molding.
Sheet molding compound (SMC) is a semi finished composite that provides specifications for many current materials challenges. It is light, it is strong, it can be formed in difficult shapes and tool costs are reasonable which allows smaller volumes. Unique know-how ensures tailor-made solutions for SMC. A strong vertical integration makes STS the perfect partner to exceed customer requirements.
STS plays a crucial role in the growing Chinese market. It maintains three plants, that are stratetically located near OEM plants for commercial vehicles and cars. So STS provides important components and systems based on SMC and injection molding. Closely located to the metropolitan area of Shanghai the R&D centre is perfectly fitted for outstanding solutions on the one hand and an attractive spot for highly qualified employees on the other hand.
Andreas Becker has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the STS Group since its foundation in 2017. Since July 2021 he takes responsibility at STS as sole member of the Management board.
Prior to this Andreas Becker was CEO of STS Acoustics (2013). Between 1996 and 2013 he held various management positions at the Autoneum Group, a global automotive supplier similar to STS Group. From 2010 to 2013, he was also responsible for the management in Italy as well as the Truck Business Worldwide division.