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

GM's Detroit-Hamtramck plant expected to build electric Escalade, Sierra, LMC says

14 November 2019 22:43 - Autonews

The factory, with the help of a $3 billion GM investment, will build four EVs by 2023, according to LMC Automotive. The plant, which had been scheduled to close in January, will remain open under the automaker's new UAW contract. ...

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Ford recalls more than 135,000 F-150 pickups

14 November 2019 21:13 - Autonews

The automaker issued separate recalls for Super Duty pickups and Lincoln MKX crossovers in the U.S. and Canada. ...

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Dodge moves into top 10 for first time in Consumer Reports reliability survey

14 November 2019 18:45 - Autonews

Dodge, in eighth place, is the highest-ranked Detroit 3 brand in this year's Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Survey. Lexus led the way as Japanese brands secured the top three slots and four of the top 10 positions. ...

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House Speaker seeks to pass trade deal with Mexico, Canada this year

14 November 2019 18:05 - Autonews

A breakthrough in talks with the Trump administration on the trade pact could be imminent, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. ...

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Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Ford lead in 2019 consumer lending satisfaction

14 November 2019 17:03 - Autonews

With online transactions and paperless processes increasingly key to customer appeal, Ford's captive ranked No. 1 in satisfaction among consumers for mass-market brands in J.D. Power's latest survey of consumer experience with auto financing. ...

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Zotye parent says new cloud platform will simplify operations for dealers

14 November 2019 16:10 - Autonews

HAAH Automotive Holdings is touting what it calls the industry's first all-cloud digital ecosystem, which integrates a broad range of functions from sales to dealer management systems to call centers. ...

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Brexit drove Tesla to pick Germany over Britain for new factory, report says

14 November 2019 15:54 - Autonews

The UK was once a candidate for Tesla to locate its European research and manufacturing facilities, but Brexit thwarted those plans, according to CEO Elon Musk. ...

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Chicago mayor rejects Uber's, Lyft's alternative tax proposal

14 November 2019 15:34 - Autonews

Chicago's ongoing battle comes as more U.S. cities pursue taxes to combat what they describe as increasingly clogged streets due to ride-sharing vehicles. ...

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