MGA Meets the Challenges as Vehicles Evolve
With rising fuel economy standards on the horizon, the automotive industry is in the midst of a major vehicle design evolution. The challenge to OEMs is to meet upcoming requirements, while still building a product that consumers desire. There are a variety of approaches being employed . . . → Read More: Frame and Chassis Durability Testing
First International Facility
MGA is pleased to announce the opening of our first international laboratory located in Ontario, Canada. This laboratory is located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area. This facility marks the third major laboratory opened by MGA in various regions of North America in the last . . . → Read More: MGA Continues Expansion into Canadian Market
Mechanical Vibration and Shock issues pose significant challenges to many industries. Including the Automotive, Defense, and Military fields. The development of robust products that can be exposed to long term vibration exposure or periodic shocks without degradation is critical to the overall performance of any system. As is the case with many product . . . → Read More: MGA Offers a Vast Array of Vibration and Shock Testing Options
Over the past few years, the automotive industry has focused on a number of areas to improve the interior of vehicles. The look, quality, and features of a vehicle’s interior are some of the most important factors a consumer will consider in a vehicle purchase. The emphasis that automakers place on developing cutting . . . → Read More: MGA Offers Automotive Interior Suppliers Multiple Solutions
Over the past few years, the automotive industry has focused on a number of areas to increase fuel economy. One approach with the most direct effect on improving fuel economy is in the use of advanced materials and technologies to reduce the overall weight of a vehicle. The reduction of a vehicles’ weight can be . . . → Read More: Vehicles Get Lighter and MGA Responds
The map above shows MGA's network of laboratories.
Over the past 15 years, MGA has made major investments in the area of Hydraulic Durability and Simulation testing. This investment has included the development of major facilities at various MGA laboratories throughout North America. In addition to the investment in major facilities and equipment, . . . → Read More: MGA Continues Expansion in Hydraulic Durability and Simulation Testing
During the last 35 years, MGA has become a provider of engineering services for a variety of industries throughout the World. This success is attributed to the dedicated and innovative associates throughout the organization who have developed, designed, and built just about every piece of test equipment used in our labs throughout the . . . → Read More: Grand Opening of MGA’s Facilities & Equipment Center
I’m sure we’ve all been there. Driving down the road, whether it is to work, the store, or anywhere really, and then you notice it. It may be faint at first, but as time goes on, and you continue to drive, it gets more and more annoying. I’m of course referring to vehicle . . . → Read More: What is That Rattling!!!
Recently, MGA Research Corporation was awarded a five-year multi-standard contract for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Testing for this contract was awarded to MGA’s Michigan and Wisconsin facilities and includes FMVSS 200 series testing for crash, seats, head restraints, roof structures and more.
In November, MGA will conduct its . . . → Read More: MGA Awarded Dynamic 202A Testing for NHTSA!
Salt fog testing is a method of determining where corrosion or oxidizing will occur when a product is subjected to a corrosive atmosphere. This type of testing is used to evaluate products in an accelerated manner to investigate corrosion related issues.
Commonly Tested Items:
► Road Guard Rails
► Automotive . . . → Read More: Salt Fog Testing