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SURCAR Shanghai 2015

More than 230 delegates at SURCAR Shanghai 2015 !

SURCAR, the world’s leading Congress on automotive body finishing has been held for the second time on September 16th and 17th at the Okura Garden Hotel in Shanghai, China.

250 delegates attended SURCAR Shanghai 2015

More than 250 international key players of the Car body finishing industry came from all over the world (China, Japan, South Korea, India, France, Germany, Italy, USA, Canada…) to attend the two-day Congress focused on Innovation through Efficient Green Paintshops. SURCAR Shanghai Congress is the annual meeting gathering Original Equipment Manufacturers (DPCA, SGM, FAW, SVW, BAIC, Chery Jaguar…) Suppliers of surface treatments (Henkel, Chemetall) sealants and paints (PPG, BASF, Axalta, BK&NP) as well as equipment and application facilities manufacturers.

More Japanese delegates at this edition

The growing influence of SURCAR in Asia led to the increasing number of delegates coming from other Asian countries at SURCAR 2015. As a result, more Japanese Original Equipment Manufacturers such as (Toyota, Fuji Heavy Industries, Honda, Isuzu...) and Suppliers (Kansai Paint, Nippon Paint, Delight…) attended SURCAR Shanghai 2015 and are looking for the event to be held in Japan.

Environmental Protection and New technology trends were discussed at SURCAR

At SURCAR Shanghai 2015, High-level international experts presented topics focused on the environmental protection and regulatory challenge the first day of the Congress and on the new technology trends on the second day. The 4 sessions of the Congress were chaired by Mr Pandeng Chen (Chery Jaguar), Mr Takashi Suzuki (Toyota), Mr Richard Ing (General Motors) and Mr Daniel Ren (Qoros).

Joint Presentation of BMW and BASF rewarded

The Jury, composed of International Committee members, voted to select the best presentations made at the Congress: the joint presentation of BMW and BASF on how to improve the E-coating process and reduce the heat of the oven has been rewarded for the best technique content. A special round table was also organized and moderated by Mr Jay Kaiser (Axalta) with a focus on Green Coating to enhance new innovations and developments on the body finishing industry.

Networking all around the world

SURCAR Shanghai 2015 offered the opportunity to meet all the major Key players of the Car finishing Industry by giving its Partners visibility and exposure as well as the possibility to expand their database. The program of the Congress was also built with special Coffee breaks and Lunch breaks to give time to delegates to visit the 7 exhibitors’ booth (Avintiv, Axalta, BASF, BK&NP, Eisenmann, Helmut Fischer, Hemmelrath). SURCAR also enhanced networking and business opportunities by organizing this year for the first time special lottery with the Exhibition Area tour.

New events

SURCAR has now moved to Asia with a major Congress held every 18 months in Shanghai, China, gathering the international automotive body finishing community in Asia. The fast growing market in Asia reinforces the need to discover the latest innovations and techniques as well as catching new challenging business opportunities.

Many manufacturers and suppliers key players already have attended SURCAR in Asia, such as:
ABB, AVINTIV, AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS, BAIC, BASF, BAYER, BK&NP AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS, BEIJING AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, BEIJING BENZ AUTOMOTIVE, BMW BRILLANCE, CHANGAN, CHEMETALL, CHERY JAGUAR LAND ROVER, DONGFENG HONDA, DONGFENG NISSAN, DONGFENG PASSENGER VEHICULE, DONGFENG PEUGEOT CITROËN AUTOMOBILE, DOOLIM ROBOTICS, DURR SYSTEM, EISENMANN, EASTMAN, EXEL INDUSTRIAL CHINA, FAW, FIAT CHRYSLER, FORD, FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, GENERAL MOTORS, GREATWALL, GEELY AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH, HEMMELRATH, HENKEL, HONDA, HYUNDAI KIA, IRANKHODRO, JAC, JIANGSU PIAOMA INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT, KARL DOESSEL CONSULTING, KANSAI PAINT, KLUTHE CHEMICAL, MAHINDRA, NANJING KERUN, NANJING IVECO, NANTONG FISCHER, NIPPON PAINT, NISSAN, PPG INDUSTRIES, QOROS AUTO, SAIC MOTOR PASSENGER VEHICLE, SAMES, SCIVIC, SHANGHAI VOLKSWAGEN, SUZUKI, INSTITUTE OF MECHANICAL& ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING CO., TAIKISHA – GEICO, TOYOTA MOTOR…

Want to have more information regarding our future events in Asia? Find more information below!

Nicolas BURGER
International Project Manager
Tel: +33 1 77 92 99 24
E-mail: nburger@infopro-digital.com
www.surcarcongress.com