25-26 June 2019 Detroit, Michigan

Car Body Painting 2019

The US network for automotive engineers

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25-26 June 2019 Detroit, Michigan

Car Body Painting 2019

The US network for automotive engineers

Agenda

Monday, June 24th, 2019

7.00 - 9.00pm Get-together and pre-registration, Exhibitor's Forum (Room: Woodward C+D)


Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

7.30am  

Registration and handover of conference documents

Coffee & breakfast snack

8.45am  

Welcome and conference introduction

Sabine Scharf, Automotive Circle, DE

   

SMART PAINT SHOP: LATEST PROJECTS AND TECHNOLOGIES

9.00am  

New Paint Shop Volvo Car Charleston, South Carolina

Michael Hill, Volvo Cars, US

9.30am  

Smart-Flexible-Skidless: The New Paintshop in Kecskemet, Hungary

Jorge Singman, Eisenmann Corporation, US

9.55am  

Paint Shop Innovations for the EV Industry and Special Demands in Sustainability, Health and Security

Mike Boss, Dürr Systems, Inc., US

10.20am   Coffee & contacts
     
   

PAINT APPLICATION AND FINISH: LATEST TECHNOLOGIES AND RESEARCH RESULTS

10.50am  

The Future of Paint Shop 4.0 Automation

Michael Nelson, ABB Inc., US

11.15am  

Model Predicting Droplet Size in Near Rotary Cup Breakup Using High Speed Imaging Techniques

Ahmad Salaimeh, University of Kentucky, US

11.40am  

Minimizing Bubble Formation During Application of Coatings

Prof. Mojgan Nejad, Michigan State University, US

12.05pm  

Polishing Process 4.0 – Manual Process with Digital Support

Marco Petermüller, Visomax Coating GmbH, DE

12.30pm   Lunch
     
   

SUSTAINABILITY: ENERGY AND RESOURCE EFFICIENCY SOLUTIONS

1.30pm  

Establishing an Energy Management Culture in Paint

Jonathan Nelson, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC, US

2.00pm  

Minimizing Water Usage and Waste in an Electrocoating Finishing System

Chad Andreae, Therma-Tron-X, Inc., US

2.25pm  

Sustainability as Part of Corporate Strategy – Insights into the Waste Water Free-Factory Audi México

Erich Auer, Audi México, MEX

2.55pm  

Environmental Conscious Paint Shop

Henry Fulmer, BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC, US

3.25pm   Coffee & contacts
     
   

AUTOMOTIVE COATINGS: TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

4.00pm  

Trend for 2-tone Painted Vehicles is Making a Comeback... and is Already Here

Elliot Sedlecky, tesa tape, inc., US

4.25pm  

2-tone Paint Replacement with Body Color Film

Ulrich Kunze, 3M Deutschland GmbH, DE

4.50pm  

Coatings and Autonomous Vehicles: The Coating as a Signal

Cristina Porcel Magnusson, SkanSense, ES

5.15pm   Get-together/Meet the Speakers
     
6.30pm  

Networking Night

Enjoy an evening with good food, drinks and music in a relaxed atmosphere and network with your international peers!


Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

8.00am   Coffee & breakfast snack
     
   

OPTICAL APPEARANCE: BENCHMARK, MEASUREMENT AND OPTIMIZATION

8.45am  

Appearance Benchmark Target Premium Segment

Trung Phan, BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC, US

9.15am  

It’s All About the Surface

Mark Lombardi, Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc., US

9.40am  

Optimization of Color Harmony through Data Share

Shawn Dvonch, Ford Motor Company, US; Rae Roby, Byk Gardner, US

     
10.10am  

OEM HARDWARE

Inspection of car body parts and individual discussions with the experts

This session offers you the exclusive possibility to have a close look at the OEM-exhibits. Discuss with the experts the different approaches and ask your questions.

11.00am   Coffee & contacts
     
   

SURFACE QUALITY: FILM THICKNESS AND DEFECT DETECTION

11.30am  

Multilayer Thickness Measurements with Terahertz Technology in Automotive Applications

Dr. Lars Anklamm, Helmut Fischer GmbH, DE

     
11.55am  

Remote Real Time Multispectral Inspection Techniques and Their Role in Monitoring the Painting Process

Ahmad Salaimeh, University of Kentucky, US

12.20pm  

Automation and Quality Assurance in the Paint Shop Using 2D and 3D Measuring Systems

Robert Werny, Isra Vision AG, DE

12.45pm  

Recent Advances in Automated Paint Defect Detection and Elimination

Dr. Kurt Häusler, Atensor Engineering and Technology Systems GmbH,
DE; Gordon Arnold, Encore Automation Inc., US

     
1.10pm   Lunch
     
   

NEW SOLUTIONS IN CORROSION PROTECTION

2.10pm  

Corrosion Inhibition Technologies for Vehicle Components

Dr. Michael Duncan, Daubert Chemical Company, US

2.35pm  

Long-term Corrosion Protection of Mixed Material Car Body and Chassis Construction

Dr. Karsten Lessmann, Pfinder KG, DE

3.00pm  

Development Process for an Improved Chipping Primer

Yuko Gidcumb, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., US

3.30pm  

Closing remarks and end of the conference

Sabine Scharf, Automotive Circle, DE

Subject to change (status as of April 11th, 2019)

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Conference program

Program Coordination

Sabine Scharf

Sabine Scharf

Presidium
Automotive Circle
T +49 511 9910-327

Contact

Conference Organization

Kristin Skandera

Kristin Skandera

Senior Event Manager
Automotive Circle
+49 511 9910-385

Contact

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