2023 Partners



The Dürr Group is one of the world’s leading mechanical and plant engineering firms with extensive expertise in automation and digitalization/Industry 4.0. Its products, systems and services enable highly efficient manufacturing processes in different industries.

The Dürr Group supplies sectors like the automotive and general industry, mechanical engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and woodworking industries.

Dürr plans, builds and installs complete state-of-the-art paint shops and final assembly facilities supported by DXQ – digital intelligence by Dürr. It also offers high-tech automated paint, sealing and gluing application technology, as well as serves the general industry with premium application technology products for paint and high-viscosity materials.

The Group generated sales of € 3.92 billion in 2019. The company has around 16,500 employees and 112 business locations in 34 countries.

The Group operates in the market with the brands Dürr, Schenck and HOMAG and with five divisions:

• Paint and Final Assembly Systems: paint shops as well as final assembly, testing and filling technology for the automotive industry

• Application Technology: robot technologies for the automated application of paint, sealants and adhesives

• Clean Technology Systems: air pollution control, noise abatement systems and coating systems for battery electrodes

• Measuring and Process Systems: balancing equipment and diagnostic technology

• Woodworking Machinery and Systems: machinery and equipment for the woodworking industry

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Nalco Water

At Nalco Water, we empower customers and work side by side to solve the most complex issues and protect vital resources to deliver business and specific water needs. Managing paint shops and suppliers is complex and can be overwhelming. We provide complete solutions from Pre-Treatment, Process Treatment (such as Paint Booth Management), to Post-Treatment and Engineering services for the Automotive Industry.  Nalco Water’s Total Paint Booth Management can help optimize paint booth efficiencies, simplify supplier accountability, and lower total cost of operations through holistic paint booth solutions. Connect with us to learn more about our solutions for the Automotive industry to achieve both operational and environmental stewardship targets.
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PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, and specialty materials. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.

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Scheinder Electric

Columbus Industrie

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FANUC is the global leader in robotics, CNCs, and ROBOMACHINEs with over 25 million products installed worldwide. FANUC is renowned for innovative, reliable products that come with a Service First commitment that provides lifetime product support. FANUC America has a full range of painting and coating robots to help manufacturers drastically improve their paint processes. Designed and built in Michigan since 1982, FANUC paint robots are suitable for a wide variety of painting and coating applications; our paint robots offer easy programming, optimal work envelopes, and maximized throughput. From small shops to large production operations, manufacturers around the world rely on FANUC automation to improve productivity, increase quality, maximize profits and maintain a competitive edge.

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The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a national trade association representing the North American adhesive and sealant value chain. The Council is comprised of 117 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users.


Adhesives and Sealants in Battery and Hybrid Electric Vehicules

Adhesives and sealants have played an important role in the advancement of vehicle electrification technology and will remain at the forefront of the development of hybrid (HEV) and battery electric (BEV) vehicle battery cells, modules, packs, and motors. Battery technology in cars today has been adapted from consumer electronics. In order to meet the more stringent requirements of the automotive industry, battery makers need to find ways to achieve a 12 to 15-year vehicle life while operating at extreme temperatures and enduring the shock and vibration generated from on and off-road driving.

Photopolymer Additive Manufacturing Alliance

The Photopolymer Additive Manufacturing Alliance (PAMA) is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and RadTech, the nonprofit for ultraviolet and electron beam technologies. Active Working Committees include Materials and Hardware Characterization; Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability; Government Collaborations; and Market Research.


RadTech—The Association for UV+EB Technology is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of UV+EB technologies, providing users with energy savings, lower emissions of harmful substances, enhanced process control, and fast efficient throughput. UV+EB is used in a wide range of applications, including automotive, energy storage, printing, packaging, wood and building products, electronics, and 3D printing/additive manufacturing. RadTech serves as an international forum and source of information for individuals and organizations involved in the use of UV+EB or the supply of equipment, chemicals, or other materials.

Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) provides a forum for global automotive manufacturers and their suppliers to work together toward a shared vision of an automotive industry with positive environmental impact. Through SP, automotive industry leaders are coming together to share best practices and advance action on key environmental sustainability priorities such as carbon neutrality, sustainable materials management and water stewardship.

Learn more at: www.supplierspartnership.org