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For decades, BÖ-LA has been a leading and recognised supplier of backlit components for automotive interiors. BÖ-LA has an equally long and strong position in the field of front panels for the household appliance industry. Another core business is in the electronics segment, which includes the smart home and consumer electronics sectors. In recent years, BÖ-LA has successfully entered the new markets of medicine and automotive exteriors by winning several series projects.

ONE-STOP 
FILM-INSERT-MOLDING

BÖ-LA develops and manufactures innovative backlit products for the automotive industry. BÖ-LA is one of the few suppliers to offer "One-Stop Film-Insert-Molding" of entire decorative or functional assemblies. BÖ-LA's particular strength lies in its comprehensive technological know-how across the entire process chain. From tooling technology, decoration, 3D-forming and injection molding to assembly and joining technology, BÖ-LA offers all processes from a single source and from its own production. On request, BÖ-LA also supplies its customers with printed flat as well as 3D-formed FIM foils, if they wish to carry out the FIM process in-house.

Automotive

CONTROL UNITS AND BUTTONS

  • High-quality, 3D-molded, piano-black surfaces in seamless design
  • Hardcoat coated films for high scratch and chemical resistance
  • Challanging assemblies with mechanical or touch functionality
  • Symbol backlighting with and without Secret-Until-Lit effect

Climate controls, display covers, overhead control units, light switches, multimedia control units, gear selector and gearshift switches, seat adjustment, touch pads and sliders, steering wheel switches

INTSTRUMENTATION

  • Two- and three-dimensional shaped dials
  • Very precise graphic positioning and high repeatability
  • Sophisticated illumination optimisation

Dials, Diffusing Screens, PMMA Frontlenses, Head-up Display Films

Decorative parts

  • Innovative backlit decors that go far beyond ambient lighting
  • Reproduced real materials such as stone, wood or fur using high-resolution four-colour sets
  • Screen-printed microstructures for carbon, metal mesh or brush structure decors
  • Printing combination of different materials in the same component possible, e.g. wood and metal fabric
  • The high-quality reproduced decors offer many more technical possibilities and are significantly cheaper to produce than components made of real materials.

Backlit passenger trims with day design and a hidden night design for doors, centre consoles and door sills

EXTERIOR

  • Innovative products for a new market

Backlit logos, illuminated radiator grilles, decorated and heated radar / lidar sensors, accent lighting of body components, decoration of headlamps or rear lights.  

 

Household appliances

Control panels and front panels

In the area of "white goods", front panels for all types of large and small appliances are produced in a wide variety of materials and designs. The spectrum ranges from PC inlays and self-adhesive operating foils to front-injected molded control panels in FIM technology with touch functionality.

  • Self-adhesive operating foils
  • Light shaft films
  • Front panels as well as pre- or back-molded front panels for large appliances such as
    • Washing
    • Drying
    • Dish-washing
    • Cooling
    • Freezing
    • Oven or for small appliances e.g. : Hot water, coffee machines

Electronics and medicine

Electronics

All forms of HMI interfaces such as handheld devices, front panels, control foils and front displays with touch function for the smart home, consumer electronics and lifestyle sectors.

MEdicine

The demand for appearance and design is constantly increasing in the medical sector. As a specialist for sophisticated decorative surfaces and assembly technology, we offer the appropriate processes from a single source.

  • Displays, front panels and control panels with touch function for medical devices and equipment such as blood pressure monitors, hospital or doctor`s surgery controls and all other sorts of handheld medical devices
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BÖ-LA Siebdrucktechnik GmbH

Dahlienstrasse 33
42477 Radevormwald
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