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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 body and Paint finishing industries with an event portfolio all over the world.

1964: SURCAR Cannes Congress: A major Congress dedicated to automotive paint finishing

Initially a Congress on automotive surface finishing held for the first time in Cannes, south of France in 1964, SURCAR has since been gathering more than 200 delegates at each edition of the Congress every 2 years in Cannes to attend the leading event for the body and paint finishing community.

The Place where experts and all major decision makers meet every two years

SURCAR Quickly became the biannual meeting for both Original Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers of surface treatment, sealants, paints as well as Equipment and facilities Manufacturers.
Every new edition of the SURCAR Congress allowed decision makers of the Paint finishing community to discover innovations presented by Top-level experts coming from all over the world.
The Program has always been carefully built with the Help of a technical Committee gathering Surface finishing experts and focuses on painting innovations, new clean technologies, special processes, design, metal parts preparation, and environmental challenges.

2014: SURCAR moves to Asia!

The worldwide success of SURCAR led to the duplication of SURCAR Congress with an edition held every 18 months in Shanghai.
More than 250 delegates have attended the first editions of SURCAR Shanghai Congress and became the annual leading Congress for Asian decision makers of the automotive body and paint finishing industry.
The European and The Asian editions of SURCAR both offer major business opportunities and networking.

2016: The development of new tailored events for the International Community

2016 is the creation of several specific workshops, and an International AWARDS Ceremonies to give Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers and their Suppliers more opportunities to meet several times per year.

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