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Body and glass; in today's modern vehicles they work together.  Therefore, they should be designed and built together.  And that's one good reason DURA is the world's leading supplier of integrated glass and structural door modules to the world's top automotive manufacturers.  We innovated our proven engineering and production processes.

Utilizing In-Line-Vehicle-Sequencing (ILVS) technology to sequence, assemble and deliver hundreds of systems.  One of DURA's exciting GLASS SYSTEMS innovations is its first-to-market power dropping rear window for trucks and SUV's with one-touch down/up control.  Other glass systems include RIM and PVC encapsulations, integrated liftgate modules, manual and power backlite assemblies, 1,2,3-sided glass modules, drop-door glass, hidden hardware glass, integrated greenhouse systems.  DURA's DOOR MODULES portfolio includes aluminum and steel body-in-white door modules, side impact beams, power and manual window lift systems, and anti-pinch window lift systems along with our revolutionary new Rack & Pinion window lift system.  EXTERIOR TRIM SYSTEMS include roof trim moldings, side frame trim, A, B & C Pillar cappings, body color trim and bright trim.

Bring your body and glass challenges and inspirations to the leading supplier of integrated glass and structural door modules - DURA.  We'll innovate!

 

Window Regulators

RackLift Lightweight Window Lift Systems     More info

DURA's philosophy of continuous improvement through technology innovation is fully realized in the new RackLiftTM series of lightweight window lift systems.  DURA's new RackLift systems offer the automotive industry a superior choice in power window lift operation.  The advanced nature of the system is its overall simplicity.  The all new design has a reduced part count,doesn't require dust attracting grease, offers significant weight and energy savings, has quieter operation, and is fully recyclable.  All parts of the system are made from a propietary high strength polyamide material.

 
 
Cross Car Beams

DURA leads the design, manufacture, and integration of cross beams to modular assembly.  DURA offers both steel and weight-saving aluminum beam constructions.

 

Door Modules

 
 
DURA Door Modules:  Advancing door technologies for the future.

You face challenges in automotive door systems.  DURA engineers and manufactures solutions in lightweight door systems that push modular innovation to the next level. 

Door modules are a key product line in DURA's Body & Glass Systems Division.  With our $1.1B addition of the Excel glass and door business in 1999, DURA gained immediate credibility in this segment.  We have built steadily upon that standing since.  Customers who had well-established Driver Control Systems relationships with DURA are increasingly enjoying the benefits of our door and window solutions. 

DURA's accomplishments in body design and engineering include a full line of lightweight structural door modules, high-performance systems for integration with any combination of products and features.  DURA is your one-stop source for vehicle door and glass systems.

 

 

Door Frames & Components

DURA engineers and manufactures door structures and frames to bring flexibility for the vehicle designer, economic solutions for the vehicle maker, and craftsmanship for the vehicle buyer.  Our history in door manufacturing dates back to 1935 when DURA began producing complete door frames for Auto-Union (now Audi) in Europe.  Structural door designs offer the unique advantage of integrating such features as glass run channels, seal retainers, and window guide rails (sash).

 
 

Lightweight Aluminum Body-in-White      More info

DURA designs and manufactures the latest weight-saving solutions for doors.  Our aluminum body-in-white door modules incorporate a variety of manufacturing technologies from extruded profiles, to stamping, stretch bending, thixomolding, and laser welding.  High stiffness and dimensional precision are achieved through the use of inner and outer constructions (shell construction). In addition to weight reduction benefits, the laser welding of aluminum structural elements also results in a very low part deformation.  DURA body-in-white modules are also produced in steel constructions.  These steel configurations offer lowered tooling investments as compared to pressed door designs.  Additional benefits include high energy absorption realized during crash through integrated side impact protection features.  Whether your next generation door is steel or aluminum, let DURA scientists and engineers assist your team in selecting the best door design for your application. 
 
 

Guide Rails

 DURA guide rails are another element in our complete offering of door solutions.  Precision manufacturing processes like roll forming and stretch bending allow DURA to meet all of your design considerations..
 
 
 Side-Impact Beams
Side-impact beams are another example of DURA's capabilities in complete door design.  DURA is developing a cost-effective energy management system utilizing our core competencies in roll forming, stretch bending, and high speed laser welding. 
 
 

Liftgate Modules

  DURA engineers design and develop automotive liftgate modules complete with glass, sheet metal, hinges, latches, trim, wiper system, release handle, gas struts and any other hardware.  Our state-of-the-art technologies include JIT (Just-In-Time) logistics with capabilities ILVS (In-Line-Vehicle-Sequencing).  Contact a DURA representative today for solutions to your next liftgate module challenges.
DURA makes our customers' vehicles look great by providing high-quality roof trim in body color and high or low gloss.  Roof moldings provide protection between the roof and the side panel, as well as between the windshield and A-pillar.  DURA's roof moldings can include novel ways to conceal rack attachments and our exterior trim products can enhance your next vehicles' craftsmanship ratings.  Materials include aluminum, steel and plastic.  Processes include stretch bending, roll forming, powder coating, foil, body color molding, extrusion/co-extrusion, milling, sawing, and assembly.  
 
 
DURA Glass Systems
 
 

DURA Glass Systems: Your windows to high technology.

DURA Glass Systems:  Your windows to high technology.  You face CHALLENGES in advanced glass systems, DURA engineers and manufactures SOLUTIONS.  Solutions like our in-line-vehicle-sequencing (ILVS) capabilities for complete glass modules.

Popular among the innovations from DURA's glass experts is our first-to-market power rear window designed for today's popular extended cab pickup trucks.  This Power Backlite appeared first on the 2000 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - to enthusiastic reviews.  Also developed for full-size trucks, the revolutionary DURA power back window offers a traditional horizontal sliding configuration or the innovative "drop" design.  Advanced features include anti-pinch electronics to enable one-touch-up, and improved safety.

This new technology joins a long list of DURA's visionary glass products.  As with virtually every DURA product, DURA body and glass systems are pre-assembled and shipped ready for instant installation.  With our size, scope, geographic reach, and focus on service and innovation, DURA can make your next glass program a success.

Fully Integrated Glass Modules

DURA is a market leader in the encapsulation of glass with expertise in both RIM and PVC.  This encapsulation can be 1, 2, or 3-sided and can incorporate mechanical retention features and trim.  Additional capabilities include body colored cappings to give your next vehicle a best-in-class look.  DURA's long experience in automotive glass also enables us to tackle your encapsulation challenges in rear fixed windows, side windows, rear backlites, and even sunroof applications..
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Hidden Hardware Glass

 DURA has developed and launched a unique hinge system for side flip windows that is cost effective and at the same time saves weight.  This system also allows features such as actuator mounting studs to be molded directly to the glass.  What does this give the customer?  No holes in glass and no externally visible fasteners - which is great for stying and looks
    
 

Manual and Power Backlite

DURA is a market leader in both manual and power backlites.  We pioneered the introduction of the first power drop glass for the Ford Sport Trac.  This system was the first U.S. developed drop glass system with anti-pinch technologies that meet U.S. federal requirements. DURA power backlite systems bring together DURA's core technologies in window lift systems and glass encapsulation.
 
 
Exterior Side Trim
Our side trim products are a great styling element, which also improve sealing and water flow management.  DURA side trim processes include aluminum and stainless steel technologies and incorporate a variety of attachment methods including screwing, riveting, and clipping.  Processes include powder or anodized coatings, stretch bending, drawing, laminating with co-extrusion, overmolding and assembly
 
 

Exterior Roof Trim

 DURA makes our customers' vehicles look great by providing high-quality roof trim in body color and high or low gloss.  Roof moldings provide protection between the roof and the side panel, as well as between the windshield and A-pillar.  DURA's roof moldings can include novel ways to conceal rack attachments and our exterior trim products can enhance your next vehicles' craftsmanship ratings.  Materials include aluminum, steel and plastic.  Processes include stretch bending, roll forming, powder coating, foil, body color molding, extrusion/co-extrusion, milling, sawing, and assembly
 
Others

Complete Greenhouse Systems

For your next generation vehicle design, DURA can integrate all of your vehicle glass needs with superior program management, in-line-vehicle-sequence (ILVS), and just-in-time delivery.  Take advantage of our 75 plus years in the glass business!

 

 

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