About Element Detroit Northwood
The Element Detroit Troy Northwood laboratory provides testing and engineering services to manufacturers and leading suppliers in the passenger car, light truck, bus, off-highway and military vehicle sectors. Its range of capabilities includes component and system testing, system simulation, engine performance and full vehicle structural testing.
Formed in 1976, Detroit Northwood has grown to be one of the largest independent testing companies in the automotive transportation market. It supports over 200 customers, and is recognized as a preferred supplier to the world’s leading automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 & 2 suppliers.
Detroit Northwood Services
Find out how Element's laboratories help its customers to characterize the properties and behaviors of materials and components using varying loads, speeds and environmental conditions to create predictive patterns of future behavior.
Chassis & Suspension
Find out how Element helps its customers to build better products that utilize lighter materials, have improved long-term durability and offer improved handling.
Real Time Simulation Testing
An accurate and repeatable test performed in a controlled environment over a significantly short amount of time that allows for quicker product decisions.
Transportation Component and System Testing
Element has many years of experience in providing product development support for a variety of components to help achieve weight and cost optimization in component and system design through both physical and analytical component and system testing test methods