28th International Conference on Automobile Body Finishing

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Welcome on the SURCAR congress official Website, the world’s leading biennial congress on automotive body finishing since 1964! The International Congress is held every other year in Cannes, and every year in Asia (check out Surcar Shanghai on http://shanghai.surcarcongress.com/), and brings together an international audience of decision-makers and experts in automotive body painting from over 25 countries.

SURCAR offers great business opportunities and networking

- TWO DAYS OF CONFERENCES carefully selected by a high level International Committee including surface finishing experts, and focusing on techniques and industry prospects, painting innovations, new clean technologies, special processes, design, metal parts preparation, environmental challenges…
- AN EHIBITION AREA with the opportunity for companies to present their product(s)/skill(s) and exchange with delegates
- A GALA DINNER with a chance to network during a typical Riviera evening
- THE SURCAR AWARDS’ CEREMONY just before the Gala dinner: at the end of the two-day conference, the SURCAR Technical Board will reward the best presentations and present three prizes: the Award for Innovation, the Award for Technique and the Jury’s Award
- All this in the heart of CANNES

Manufacturers

- Identify opportunities and challenges of the Body Finishing industry
- Examine and exchange views on the latest surface treatments and equipment technologies and developments
- Gain insight into current and expected international regulations & legislations
- Meet a variety of potential partners with a shared interest
- Participate in challenging roundtables designed to shape tomorrow’s market trends

Suppliers and service providers

- Explore new approaches to leading automotive manufacturers that will change the way you do business.
- Meet top level executives, researchers, and experts from the automotive industry
- Maximize your exposure and visibility to leading automotive manufacturers
- Expand your contact database for future networking possibilities
- Gain insider knowledge on current and future manufacturers’ requirements

Participant Profile

- 25+ countries represented
- 25+ prestigious speakers to discuss technical topics and future prospects in plenary sessions and round tables
- 300+ decision makers acting in the field of Automotive Body Finishing (car manufacturers, suppliers of surface treatments, sealants and paints as well as equipment and application facilities manufacturers, etc.)

Some of the participating companies from our 2015 edition:

ABB, AUDI, ARCELORMITTAL, AUSON AB, AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS, AXSON-REVOCOAT, BASF COATINGS, B+M SURFACE SYSTEMS, BMW, BOLLIG & KEMPER, CAPSTAN TECHNICALS, CENTRO DI RICERCHE FIAT, CHEMETALL, KLUTHE, CNH INDUSTRIAL IVECO, CONSTELLIUM, DAIMLER, DOESSEL CONSULTING, DURR, EFTEC AG,EISENMANN, FAURECIA, FERRARI, FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES, FLUID BAG, FORD, GEICO, GEKATEX, HELMUT FISCHER AG, HEMMELRATH, HENKEL, IRANKHODRO, KANSAI PAINT, KIMBERLY CLARK, JAGUAR LAND ROVER, KREMLIN REXSON, KRUSS, MAGNA STEYR, MAHINDRA, NIPPON PAINT, NISSAN, NOF METAL COATINGS, ORONTEC, PORSCHE, PPG INDUSTRIES, PROCOAT TECNOLOGIAS, PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN, PFINDER KG, RENAULT, SAMES TECHNOLOGIES, SOCOMORE, SURFACE ET FINITIONS, SWEREA KIMAB AB, TATA STEEL, TOFAS TURK OTOMOBIL FABRIKASI, TOYOTA MOTOR CORP., VOLKSWAGEN, VOLVO CAR CORP., ZELLER ET GMELIN GMBH & CO KG…