PACE Awards
Compressor pistons are lightweight, efficient
Company: Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.
What: High efficiency piston for air conditioning compressor
Innovation: Halla Visteon developed a welding process to help manufacture a lightweight compressor piston. It also devised a sprayer to coat the piston with low-friction material.
First Customer: Hyundai Sonata, 2003Web site: