29th International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing

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SURCAR History

Created for the first time in 1964, SURCAR has evolved from a two days Congress held every 2 years in the South of France to a Worldwide brand dedicated to the Automotive Body and Paint Finishing Industries with an event portfolio all over the world. SURCAR Cannes Congress: A major Congress dedicated to automotive paint finishing since 1964 Initially a Congress on Car Body Surface Finishing held for the first time in Cannes, South of France in 1964, SURCAR has since been gathering more (...)

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SURCAR 2017 Thanks to the collective effort of Committee, Speakers and Partners, in 2017 SURCAR Shanghai Congress (April 12-13) and Cannes Congress (June 28-29) were very successful. We had a highly engaged Audience: ABB, ACT TEST PANELS, ARCELORMITTAL, AUDI AG, AXALTA, BASF, BAIC BEIJING ELECTRIC VEHICLE, BAIC ZHENJIANG, BAICYINXING, BK&NP, BMW, BMW BRILLIANCE, BRILLANCE AUTOMOTIVE, CHEMETALL, COVESTRO, CHANGAN, CHERY JAGUAR LAND ROVER, DAIMLER, DONGFENG FAURECIA, DONGFENG NISSAN, (...)

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International Awards

In 2016, at the Okura Garden Hotel in Shanghai, SURCAR presented Awards for 13 projects from both Automotive OEMs and Suppliers during its first International Awards Ceremony. More than 100 VIP guests were gathered for the occasion to discover the list of Winners during an Awards Ceremony chaired by Tim HAYES, President of SURCAR, and supported by key players of the Industry: BK&NP, GEICO-Taikisha, PPG and Axalta.

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SURCAR organizes workshops to deepen the discussions on Specific Topics on Car Body Finishing Industry.

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