29th International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing

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Why attend the International Awards

Scheduled in Shanghai in September 2016, The SURCAR International Awards will be the perfect opportunity to identify, promote and reward the latest innovations and developments of the Paint finishing industries.
The SURCAR International Awards will more especially enhance the public exposure of companies involved in the evolvement of Paint finishing industries along with their partners and contribute to the advancement of the industry.

15 PRIZES IN 4 CATEGORIES will be delivered to the winners:

- 6 Awards for the ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT:

  • Solvent emissions
  • Paint consumption
  • Waste treatment
  • Energy saving
  • Environmental management
  • Technological innovation

- 5 Awards for the CUSTOMER DRIVEN QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT:

  • Passenger vehicles
  • Light Commercial Vehicules
  • High Volume Cars
  • Industrial Vehicules (agricultural, civil engineering, trains, aviation…)
  • Luxury Cars

- 2 Awards for the LEAN, PLANT AND PROCESS DESIGN:

  • Green field Project
  • Brown field Project

- 2 Awards for the best START UP AND COMMISSIONING:

  • Green field Project
  • Brown field Project

The nominees and winners per category will be selected by a Jury composed of Technical experts based on factual criterias:

- Criteria on ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT:

  • Energy savings
  • Reduction in solvant release and water waste
  • Recycling rates
  • Local sourcing, local integration, local regulations

- Criteria on CUSTOMER DRIVEN QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT:

  • Best combination of innovation, efficiency and production rate
  • Quality of paint finish, sealing and under body protection
  • Facility and maintenance, cleaning
  • Paintwork warranty

- Criteria on LEAN, PLANT AND PROCESS DESIGN, START UP AND COMMISSIONING:

  • Project Management in terms of innovation, delays, costs, lean management and training
  • Industrial performance
  • Ergonomic workstation

300 GUESTS from different Paint finishing Industries will be gathered at the SURCAR International Awards

A COCKTAIL DINNER will be given after the Awards to enhance networking opportunities

Who you will meet at the SURCAR International Awards:

- Original Equipment Manufacturers (Automotive, Aircraft, Train…)
- 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
- 300+ decision makers acting in the field of several Paint finishing industries

Why attend the SURCAR International Awards:

- For Original Equipment Manufacturers:

  • Be invited at a major event gathering the key players of Paint finishing Industries
  • Discover the best innovations and projects of the year
  • Be nominated for 1 Prize and receive an Award
  • Meet a variety of potential partners with a shared interest
  • Examine and exchange views on the latest surface treatments and equipment technologies and developments

- For Suppliers:

  • Maximize your exposure in front leading Manufacturers from different industries
  • Benefit from the onsite media presence to have premium interviews
  • Expand your contact database for future networking possibilities
  • Be nominated for 1 Prize and receive an Award
  • Gain Insider Knowledge on current and future manufacturer’s requirements