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Welcome to SURFAIR’s official website, the world’s leading biennial congress on Surface Finishing in the Aeronautics and Aerospace Industries since 1970! The International Congress is held every other year and brings together an international audience of decision-makers and experts from over 20 countries.

SURFAIR offers great business opportunities and networking

- 3 DAYS OF CONFERENCES carefully selected by a high level Technical and Scientific Committee including aeronautic and aerospace experts, and focusing on techniques and industry prospects, painting innovations, new clean technologies, special processes, sol-gel applications, metal parts preparation, environmental challenges…

- AN EHIBITION AREA with the opportunity for companies to present their product(s)/skill(s) and exchange with delegates

- THE SURFAIR AWARDS’ CEREMONY, where the SURFAIR Technical and Scientific Committee will reward the best presentations with four prizes :

  • the Award for Innovation
  • the Award for Technique
  • the Jury’s Award
  • the SURFAIR Award 2018

- A GALA DINNER with a chance to network during a typical Basque evening

Manufacturers

Identify opportunities and challenges of the aeronautic and aerospace industries
Examine and exchange views on the latest surface treatments, equipment technologies and developments
Meet a variety of potential partners with a shared interest
Participate in challenging roundtables designed to shape tomorrow’s market trends

Suppliers and service providers

Explore new approaches to leading aeronautic and aerospace manufacturers that will change the way you do business.
Meet top level executives, researchers, and experts
Maximize your exposure and visibility to leading aeronautic and aerospace manufacturers
Expand your contact database for future networking possibilities
Gain insider knowledge on current and future manufacturers’ requirements

Who should attend

- A conference that gathers international manufacturers, airlines, suppliers and experts in materials and surface treatments.
- Delegates from 4 continents : France, Europe (excluding France), America, Asia, Africa
- Delegates’ function and department:

  • Technical, Production, Industry, Factory Manager
  • Special Processes & Materials Department Manager
  • Sales/Partnerships Manager, Marketing Manager
  • R&D, Innovation, Research Manager
  • Engineer
  • CEO/Chairman
  • Quality Manager
  • Strategy, Development Manager
  • Project Manager, Consultant
  • Purchasing, Procurement Manager…

Some of our 2016 delegates

ADERA, AEROPROTEC, AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE, AIRBUS GROUP, AIRBUS
HELICOPTERS, ALENIA, AKZO NOBEL AEROSPACE COATINGS, BASF, BODYCOTE,
CELESTE CORPORATION, CHEMETALL, CORELEC EQUIPEMENTS, COVENTYA,
DASSAULT, DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, DELTECH, DURR SYSTEMS,
FISCHER INSTRUMENTATION, HARDIDE PLC, H2O, HENKEL, HENTZEN
COATINGS, HISPANO SUIZA, INDESTRUCTIBLE PAINT LTD, ITALIAN
AEROSPACE RESEARCH, JET METAL TECHNOLOGIES, KIMBERLY CLARK,
MADER GROUP, MANKIEWICZ, MAPAERO, MASA, MCGEAN, CEE BEE,
METAL IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, NITTO EUROPE, PEXA,
PPG AEROSPACE, PROTEC INDUSTRIE, RAYTHEON MISSILE
SYSTEMS, SAFRAN, SOCOMORE, TECNALIA, THALES,
THE BOEING COMPANY, UITS, ZODIAC, ...

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