June 11 - 12 2019 Detroit - Michigan - Usa

Conference Provisional Program

The Conferences will take place on Day 2 of your SURCAR CONNECT# Event.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 12

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Session #1 – Mixed Substrates

How to ensure the compatibility between paint materials, substrates, bonding and sealing Materials?
How to paint and cure multiple substrate and standard Car Bodies on the same line

  • Different Paint Materials and Process
  • Low Temperature Oven Process
  • Colour Matching
  • Online assembly of pre-painted Parts

Presenting companies (in process): GENERAL MOTORS / BASF / 

COFFEE BREAK

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Session #2 – Environmental

Best practices to efficiently reduce VOC emissions, hazardous wastes etc… from the painting processes
New Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements, how to adapt?

  • Reducing Environmental impact at the source e.g. eliminate/limit overspray, reduce energy consumption
  • New more environmentally friendly materials
  • New Global regulations
  • Availability and Costs of coating materials

Presenting companies (in process): GENERAL MOTORS / HONDA ENGINEERING NORTH AMERICA / HONDA MANUFACTURING INDIANA / EISENMANN / DURR SYSTEMS / HENKEL / GALLAGHER KAISER / 

LUNCH BREAK

1:00 am – 2:30 pm

Session #3 – Industry 4.0

The impacts and benefits of an ultimate digital Paintshop – data management, customization, flexibility etc.

  • Real Industrial experiences and benefits
  • Direct impact on Paint Process
  • Paint Finish data on Colour, Quality

Presenting companies (in process): FORD / BMW / ABB / BASF / BYK GARDNER / …

COFFEE BREAK

3:00 am – 4:30 pm

Session #4 – Autonomous Vehicles

Impact of new mobility (electric vehicles, self-drive cars, rental & shared vehicles) on Surface Treatment and painting

  • Paint requirements for Autonomous Vehicles
  • New paint materials with specific characteristics
  • Production Facility changes

Presenting companies (in process): AXALTA / DURR SYSTEMS / PPG / …