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Surface Technology Shares Expertise at Automotive Coatings Seminar


Surface Technology Shares Expertise at Automotive Coatings Seminar

Surface Technology Automotive Coatings SeminarLeading global supplier of specialist engineering coatings for the automotive industry, Surface Technology, has hosted a seminar on excellence in the automotive finishing supply chain at Coventry Transport Museum.

The event was part of a series of industry sector-specific seminars from Surface Technology and offered delegates from companies including JLR, Aston Martin, Eaton Automotive, Caparo and AP Racing the opportunity to share the latest technology and best practice examples in automotive surface finishing. Speakers included Stuart Heggie from the British Standards Institution (BSI) on the subject of ‘the importance of ensuring quality in your supply chain’ and Dr Andrew Cobley from Coventry University on ‘the application of surface finishing technology to improve automotive component performance’. Steve Hubbard, Operations Director of Surface Technology’s IPS division, also delivered a session on ‘management of in-house processes to maximise quality and operational performance’.

Following the speakers and a networking session, attendees had an opportunity to tour the Transport Museum, including the new Jaguar Heritage Gallery.

Surface Technology Automotive Coatings SeminarAndrew Courtney, Group Sales and Marketing Director for Surface Technology, comments: “These specialist seminars offer a crucial insight into the latest developments in a specific market we work closely with – in this case the automotive industry. The speakers are all experts in their field and provided a unique interpretation and information on a key challenge facing the delegates.”

“Bringing some of the top players in automotive manufacturing together at one event is an exciting opportunity to share best practice and continue in the quest for innovation and optimal performance efficiency. The seminar has become a highlight of our calendar.”

Surface Technology, part of Norman Hay plc, has more than 40 years’ experience in the development and application of high performance surface treatments for a wide variety of applications, particularly within the automotive industry in the UK and internationally.

For more information please contact Andrew Courtney at Surface Technology on +44 (0) 24 7660 3232 or email