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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

- NEW FORMAT - 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 2016

- A GALA DINNER with a chance to network during a typical Basque evening
NEW IN 2016 - the gala diner will be on Wenesday

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 2014 delegates

ADEFY - IFT, AEROLIA, AEROPROTEC, AIR FRANCE, AIR LIQUIDE - CTAS, AIRBUS GROUP, AIRBUS DEFENCE & SPACE, AIRBUS GROUP INNOVATION WORKS, AIRBUS HELICOPTERS, AIRBUS OPERATIONS, AKZO NOBEL AEROSPACE COATINGS, AKZO NOBEL CAR REFINISHES, APS, ARCANE INDUSTRIES, ATR, AZ EQUIPEMENTS, BAE SYSTEMS, BELGIAN DEFENSE, BEST INTERNATIONAL, BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE, BLANC AERO INDUSTRIE, THE BOEING COMPANY, C2M AUROCHS INDUSTRIE, CEA, CEE BEE AVIATION PRODUCTS, CHEMETALL, CHIHAB ET ANIS IMPORT EXPORT, CIRIMAT, CLEAN LASERSYSTEME, CNEP, CORELEC EQUIPEMENTS, CORI COATINGS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, CORSO MAGENTA, COVENTYA, CURTISS WRIGHT SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES, DAHER SOCATA, DALIC, DASSAULT AVIATION, DELTECH, DURR CLEANING, DURR SYSTEMS, ELECTRO CHROME, ELECTROPOLI CENTER, ENTREPRISE, EUROCRYOSPACE, EXPIRIS, FERROCRTALIC DOO, FISCHER INSTRUMENTATION, FRAUNHOFER IFAM, FUCHS LUBRIFIANT, FUNDACION TECNALIA R&I, GACHES CHIMIE, GRACO BVBA, GROUPE MADER, HARDIDE COATINGS, HENKEL, HERAKLES (SAFRAN GROUP), HUTCHINSON LE JOINT FRANCAIS, INDESTRUCTIBLE PAINT, INS LOG, INVENTEC PERFORMANCE CHEMICALS, IPREM UNIVERSITE DE PAU, IRT AESE, KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, KERONITE INTERNATIONAL, KIMBERLY CLARK PROFESSIONNAL, KLM ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE, KUGLER BIMETAL, LATECOERE, LIEBHERR AEROSPACE, LISI AEROSPACE, MANKIEWICZ, MAPAERO AEROSPACE COATINGS, MCGEAN ROHCO, MECAPROTEC INDUSTRIES, MECAPROTEC INDUSTRIES, MESSIER BUGATTI DOWTY, MICRONICS SYSTEMS, NIHON TOKUSHU TOKYO CO LTD, NOVACEL, OERLIKON BALZERS COATING, OGMA AERONAUTICA DE PORTUGAL, PAULSTRA, PEXA, PILATUS AIRCRAFT, PPG AEROSPACE, PPG INDUSTRIES, PRAXAIR SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES, PREMIUM AEROTEC, PRODEM, PROTEC INDUSTRIE, PSG LTD, QINETIQ, RATIER FIGEAC, SAAB AB, SAFRAN, SAMES TECHNOLOGIES, SERVICE INDUSTRIEL DE L’AERONAUTIQUE, SHERWIN WILLIAMS AEROSPACE COATINGS, SIEBEC, SLETI, SOCOMORE, SOURIAU, STTS, SURFACTIS TECHNOLOGIES, SURTEC, SYPAC, TECNALIA, THALES ALENIA SPACE, THALES AVIONICS, THALES GLOBAL SERVICES, THALES SYSTEMES AEROPORTES, TURBOMECA (SAFRAN GROUP), TURCO ESPANOLA, TURKISH AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES, TWI LTD, UT2A, WORLD AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT, ZODIAC AEROSPACE...

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