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Congress 2017 : debriefing

SURCAR Shanghai Congress is the Asian Spin-off of SURCAR Cannes Congress, the world leading congress on Automotive Body Finishing since 1964.
Held in Shanghai every 18 months since 2014, SURCAR Shanghai Congress gathers an international audience of decision-makers and experts in automotive body painting from all over the world to discover the latest innovations and developments of the paint finishing industry.

We are very pleased to announce that SURCAR Shanghai congress was very successful, nearly 40% of participants was major Asian OEMs and the total number of participants was higher than the two previous editions (2014 and 2015).

Following the congress, we received very positive feedbacks and a strong request from congress participants to organize the workshops and International Awards later this year.

EISENMANN - JAN HAMMERMANN: "Efficient, Flexible and Smart - The Paintshop of the future"

PPG: DEBBIE LINN: "The Science of Appearance"

Jury’s Awards:
HENKEL & SAIC-GM "SAIC-GM JQSP Thin film brownfield conversion to zirconium pretreatment system"

SURCAR Shanghai Congress also offers great business opportunities and networking:

  • AN EHIBITION AREA with the opportunity for companies to present their product(s)/skill(s) and exchange with delegates
  • PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES to increase your visibility before and during the two days Congress
  • COFFEE BREAKS AND LUNCH BREAKS to network and exchange business cards
  • A GALA DINNER with a chance to network on a seated dinner in a high Quality restaurant

Who you will meet at SURCAR:

- Original Equipment Manufacturers
- Suppliers of Surface treatment, Sealants and Paint
- Equipment and Facilities Manufacturers

Participant profile:

- 20+ countries represented
- 20+ prestigious speakers to discuss technical topics and future prospects in plenary sessions and round tables
- 250+ decision makers acting in the field of Automotive Body Finishing

Why attend SURCAR Shanghai Congress:

For Original Equipment 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

For Suppliers:

- 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

Companies who have attended the 2014 and 2015 edition:

- ABB, AxaltaCoating Systems, Revocoat, BAIC group, BASF, Bayer, BBAC, BMW Brilliance, BK & NP, BYD, CAPSA, ChanganGroup, ChanganFord, Chemetall, DongfengDesign Institute, DongfengNissan and DongfengPeugeot Citroen, DoolimRobotics, Dürr, Eastman, Eisenmann, Excel Industrial China, FAW Car –FAW Volkswagen and FAW Toyota R&D, Fiat –Chrysler, Fischer, Ford, FBAC, FraunhoferInstitute, Geely, Geico-Taikisha, GM, Volkswagen, Greatwall, Henkel, Honda, Hyundai-Kia, Kansai Paint, Kerun, Kluthe, Kremlin Rexson–Sames, Magna Steyr, Mahindra & Mahindra, Nihon Parkerizing, Pfinder, Plastic Omnium, PPG, Qoros, SUZUKI, SAIC, SCIVIC, Shanghai Volkswagen, Trinity Industrial corp.,Toyota Motor corp., Volvo…

Some testimonials from delegates :

- “Shanghai SURCAR is a really successful event! So many new technology were presented, successful cases sharing, exchanging new ideas, learning, meeting old friends and making new friends!”

  • Product and Business Technical Director, Axalta Coating Systems China

- “Very successful congress and very thoughtful for the details. It was a great opportunity for me to participate“

  • Material Department Manager, Greatwall Motors

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