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Introducing Wendi Rudholm

Introducing Wendi Rudholm

Coastal Group welcomes Wendi Rudholm to the team as human resources director for both the Coastal Automotive and Coastal Container. Wendi brings over 28 years of people-management experience to the business and will support Coastal as it navigates rapid growth over...

Coastal Automotive Hires Dave Hinman

Coastal Automotive Hires Dave Hinman

Coastal Automotive welcomes Dave Hinman to our team as he joins the company as Director of Advanced Engineering. Dave brings decades of expertise in the industry and will be supporting the company’s growth and diversification initiatives through the innovation of new...

Harnessing Nature’s Safety Measures with Biomimicry

Automotive companies are constantly searching for ways to increase passenger safety in the event of a crash. It’s their top priority. In this search, Tony McConnell, Coastal Automotive’s lead material scientist, has turned...

Coastal Engineer Tony McConnell to Speak at Foam Expo North America 2022

Coastal Engineer Tony McConnell to Speak at Foam Expo North America 2022

Tony McConnell, who serves as materials scientist and leads product innovation for Coastal Automotive, identifies and develops new business opportunities that build on our core expertise in passive energy management solutions for the transportation and automotive...

Sustaining Our Communities

Sustaining Our Communities

In business terms, prosperity is often measured as profit. But profit is not the purpose of our business—rather it is how we fund our future and make our business sustainable for all stakeholders. With profit we acknowledge the investment of our owners, we bring the...

Coastal Automotive 3D Printing Tourniquets for Ukraine

Coastal Automotive 3D Printing Tourniquets for Ukraine

This month Coastal Automotive began printing tourniquet clips on their 3D printer to aid the injured in Ukraine as part of Project DIAMOnD. Started in 2020, Automation Alley’s Project DIAMOnD (which stands for Distributed, Independent, Agile Manufacturing on Demand)...

Recycling IMPAXX™ Material

Recycling IMPAXX™ Material

In providing the safest and most reliable energy management and impact solutions for the automotive industry, we make sure that any scrap materials from our manufacturing process are recycled in an environmentally sound manner. The vast majority of our energy and...