MGA Offers Automotive Interior Suppliers Multiple Solutions

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

Grand Opening of MGA’s Facilities & Equipment Center

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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

What is That Rattling!!!

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!!!

MGA Awarded Dynamic 202A Testing for NHTSA!

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!

MGA and Recycling

If you look up the word recycle in the dictionary you will find various definitions and synonyms. The definition/synonym for this article is the act of giving back a sense of freedom to those who do not have the gift of sight. . . . → Read More: MGA and Recycling

Salt Fog Testing

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

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MGA Attends Glyphworks® Training in Southfield, MI

MGA associates Gerald Roesser, Ali Kaafarani, and David Nagle recently attended a technical seminar entitled “Interactive Data Processing using nCode Glyphworks®”. The course was taught by Kurt Munson of nCode on June 7-8, 2011 at the nCode office in Southfield, MI. Glyphworks® is a software program that was launched in 2003 by nCode, . . . → Read More: MGA Attends Glyphworks® Training in Southfield, MI

Innovative and Accurate Life Cycle Testing Using Robotic Technology

Innovation is thought of as a change that creates a new dimension of performance. In testing, we strive to find the best methodology to ensure quality while increasing performance and effectiveness. Equipment is constantly improved upon and test procedures are amended to provide a better quality test service to our customers.

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Pedestrian Protection Sensor Testing

Following recent updates to the Euro NCAP for Pedestrian Protection, MGA has added the Pedestrian Detection Impactor (PDI) to its impact testing capabilities. This latest revision to the Euro NCAP included the addition of active hood system requirements. Vehicles that have active hoods must deploy the hood with the hardest-to-detect test dummy hitting . . . → Read More: Pedestrian Protection Sensor Testing

2nd Annual MGA-MI Blood Drive

MGA-MI hosted another successful blood drive on June 14, 2011. A total of 30 pints of blood were drawn, which is 5 more than the Red Cross expected for this drive. We were happy to be a part of this drive because there is usually a shortage of blood during the summer months . . . → Read More: 2nd Annual MGA-MI Blood Drive