Door protection device – SPE Automotive finalist
- SPE Automotive Innovation Awards Competition 2015 finalist – Category: Chassis/Hardware
- OEM Make & Model: 2015 Ford Motor Co. Ford Focus All Models
- Tier Supplier/Processor: WITTE Automotive
- Material Supplier / Toolmaker: DuPont Automotive / WITTE Automotive
- Material / Process: Delrin POM, PA 7, PP / injection molding
- Description: This articulating plastic door-edge protector extends when the door opens, helping prevent damage to the door and other nearby vehicles. By reducing door dings and dents, $1.5MM USD warranty paint repairs can be saved plus another $500K USD indirect cost due to prevention of damage during shipping. It also helps maintain craftsmanship of the vehicle over its use life.