June 16 - 17 2020 Detroit - Michigan - Usa 1st International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing in North America


1st International Conference on Automotive Body Finishing in North America

SURCAR Upcoming Events


On April 22-23, 2020, SURCAR will organize its 5th Asia Congress in Shanghai. The two-day international congress will focus on the latest information about World Wide Technical developments and innovation, taking into account Car Body Finishing Industry’s perspective in Asia-Pacific.

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This 2nd edition of DETROIT Congress (June 16-17, 2020) will be a two-day international conference that enhances successful innovation strategies and presents R&D programs and real experience feedback in the surface finishing field.

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Committee Members

Mark Dunn

Vice President Sales

Matt Boland

Vice President Global Transportation Coatings Technology

Mike Nelson

Paint Process Manager

Kevin A. Rahrig

Executive VP - Commercial

Sean McKeon

Vice President – Global Account Management

Rich Everly

Vice President Paint

Mike Boss

President & CEO

Jorge  Singman

Vice President - Automotive Systems USA

Jon  Karr

Vice President Paintshop Automation

Bill  Wolf

Director - Paint Operations Manufacturing Engineering

April  Stevens McNally

Chief Engineer VOME - Global Paint Engineering

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Industry News

Europe renews pledge to retaliate against any U.S. auto tariffs

20 September 2019 16:47 - Autonews

The Trump administration faces a self-imposed deadline of mid-November to decide whether to curb imports of vehicles and auto parts from the European Union. ...

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Fiat Chrysler to test vehicle-to-grid technology in Italy

20 September 2019 16:21 - Autonews

Fiat's new 500 EV will be part of a fleet of up to 700 battery-powered cars testing a technology enabling electric vehicles to interact with the power grid. ...

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Italy's auto show moves to Monza racetrack in reboot

20 September 2019 16:12 - Autonews

Organizers hope a low-cost exhibition based around the famous Monza racetrack near Milan will attract automakers that are abandoning auto shows in increasing numbers. ...

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Honda's safety-focused ad campaign imagines the worst

20 September 2019 15:00 - Autonews

The automaker's new marketing push comes on the heels of its announcements on airbag technology development and making its Honda Sensing safety system standard on all trim levels of the 2020 CR-V. ...

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UAW cites some progress in GM talks

19 September 2019 23:43 - Autonews

With the union's strike against the automaker now in its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes cautioned Thursday that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walkout could stretch into the weekend and beyond. ...

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Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact

19 September 2019 23:41 - Autonews

Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions. ...

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AV race opens door to agile, ambitious startups

19 September 2019 21:17 - Autonews

Solutions to make autonomous vehicles a reality will come from places like Switzerland and China as much as Germany and Silicon Valley. ...

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GM to idle Oshawa factory due to UAW strike, union says

19 September 2019 20:16 - Autonews

Workers at the Oshawa factory complete final assembly of previous-model Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks. ...

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