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

Hyundai brings premium design touches to Sonata while keeping costs low

8 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

Compared with the current car, the new sedan sits lower on its new platform, with a more coupelike silhouette. It includes exterior styling cues that were once limited to luxury cars because they required costly manufacturing techniques. ...

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Costly FCA deal shrinks advantage vs. rivals

8 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

The cost gap FCA has enjoyed, which it's accused of getting through bribery of UAW officials, could largely be negated by expensive concessions designed to win support from distrustful workers. ...

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17M U.S. sales? Early doubts fall away again

8 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

Most automakers who reported November sales saw increases, especially with light trucks. The strong month pushed automakers closer to hitting a fifth consecutive year of at least 17 million auto sales in the U.S. ...

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Dealers, police link arms to stop crooks

8 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

In this Q&A, Houston dealer Steven Wolf explains how a partnership with the local police is stopping identity fraud. ...

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Mercedes exec outlines next steps in road toward autonomous driving

7 December 2019 14:01 - Autonews

Sajjad Khan, who heads Mercedes’s future technology development, spoke to Automotive News Europe about the challenges on the road to self-driving cars. ...

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Teflon Musk wins again with escape from 'pedo guy' legal firestorm

7 December 2019 13:44 - Autonews

Elon Musk's reputation as a controversy-stirring billionaire who escapes relatively unscathed from the firestorms he creates for himself seems to be sealed. ...

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Honda uses social media to talk about car crashes

7 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

The automaker has discovered that crumpled vehicles can be a starting point to talk to consumers about safety at auto shows. Now, it's taking it a step further with a social media campaign featuring its customers who have been in crashes. ...

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Lenders differ on 84-month loans

7 December 2019 06:00 - Autonews

While such loans have risen from a small base nationwide, they are not climbing at all lenders — because of differing views, policies and portfolios. Lenders who support, or at least tolerate, longer loans believe it is now easier to calculate risks because of improvements in underwriting metrics and the use of alternative data. ...

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