2022 Partners



Bostik is a world-class leader in sealing and bonding technologies for both industries and consumers, covering a broad range of markets such as mobility (automotive including EV, general transportation and aerospace), packaging, high tech, construction, etc…

As the adhesive solutions of the Arkema Group, a specialty material leaders, we benefit from unique research and development capabilities to help build a world that is safer, more sustainable and adaptive. With over 2 billion annual sales and over 6.000 people, Bostik is present in more than 50 countries.

Our 40 years of experience in automotive is positioning Bostik at the heart of the automotive industries historical transitions. With our unique portfolio, we are ready and able to provide high-performance solutions for next generation vehicles.

Our expertise for the automotive industry concerns:

–             Bodyshop and final assembly

–             Battery solutions

–             Thermal management

–             Driver assistant and infotainment

–             Vehicule interior and comfort

–             Vehicule exterior and esthetics

–             Car repair and maintenance

At Bostik, we are profoundly convinced that adhesives have an essential role to play to help build a world that is more sustainable.

We develop safer and healthier products, incl. water-based or high performance hotmelts for interior trim applications; reliable structural bonding solutions to enable lightweight designs and functionalized solutions to increase durability and efficiency, especially of the battery components through thermal management and fire protection.

Partners to the most complex industrial challenges, we have made circular economy and responsible resource management a priority, with active innovation to include more renewable resources in product design and collaborative solutions for end of life management through easy debonding and recycling. We are sustainability enablers.


Find us on Linkedin :
Bostik Industrial
Bostik Corporate

Contact business :

Benoît Perrier
Mobility Director

Contact Marketing/communication :

Global Marketing and Communication Specialist – Mobility Market


Find us on LinkedIn :

Contact business :

Benoît Perrier
Mobility Director

Contact Marketing/communication :

Global Marketing and Communication Specialist – Mobility Market



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

More on our website.


Axalta is a global leader in the coatings industry, providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable coatings solutions. From light vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, building facades and other industrial applications, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enhance durability. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the global team at Axalta continues to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in over 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.

For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on Linkedin



Taikisha has three business fields: Building HVAC, Industrial HVAC, and Paint Finishing Systems.
Taikisha has a long history of applying its expertise and core technologies developed in the field of industrial HVAC, air treatment and control into its automotive painting facilities.

Today, our automobile painting plants harmonize high painting quality with technologies for reducing environmental impacts. Taikisha boasts a top-level of market share being extensively used by many automobile manufacturers both in Japan and overseas.

Taikisha, along with its international partners, is committed and will continue to provide innovations supporting the global environment and the drive to carbon neutrality.

More on https://www.taikisha-group.com/


Nippon Paint Group is a leading company in the coatings industry promoting its business in 35 countries and regions including Japan, Asia, Oceania, the Americas, and Europe.

Enriching our living world through the power of Science + Imagination defines the identity of Nippon Paint Group. As Japan’s longest-established paint and coatings manufacturer, we have continuously contributed to various social issue solving, starting from the development of non-toxic Aenka to most recently anti-viral coating solutions.

While responding to the ever-changing business environment in an agile and flexible manner, also coping with the increasing need for global environment and social issues, we shall aim to fully leverage the strength of the Group under our Purpose, contributing to the development of society.

For more information visit : https://www.nipponpaint-holdings.com/en/


What is the Tesca group?

The TESCA Group, whose textile origins date back to 1836, is a world leader in the creation, design and manufacture of automotive textiles, materials and seat components. Owned by private investors, the Group has 3,500 employees in 26 locations and 16 countries, in Europe, North Africa, Asia, Latin and North America.

The Group holds a significant number of patents for the design and manufacture of seat components such as headrests, armrests, seat upholstery, padding, and smart materials.

In 2019, it generated sales of about €250 millions. 

More about us on :
Linkedin Tesca Group : Présentation | LinkedIn
Website :https://www.tescagroup.com/en/
Case study : laedana.world

Contact us :
Sébastien SCOLARI
Textile – Technical Marketing Manager


Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2021, Henkel reported sales of more than 20 billion euros. The company employs about 53,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

For more information, please visit www.henkel.com

Homepages Henkel Adhesives / Automotive Body Shop:

Follow us on
Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/henkel-adhesives/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/henkel/?hl=de

Sustainability Case Studies:
Enabling Automotive Sustainability Across the Full Vehicle Lifecycle – Henkel Adhesives (henkel-adhesives.com)

Contact us :

Bert Verhaert
Head of Application Engineering & Technical Management

Peng Liu
Sustainability Manager Automotive


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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PFINDER KG was founded in 1884 and is a globally successful, medium-sized company and market leader in the field of corrosion protection for the automotive industry. With locations in Germany, USA, China and Mexico, PFINDER’s products and services for cavity preservation, underbody protection and non-destructive material testing are continuously improved and adapted to the needs of the customers.

PFINDER’s capability in the area of digital engineering can be utilized at an early stage of car and/or application development. Using 3D CAD design and material consumption data PFINDER can optimize the application even before prototype construction or the start of production.

Contact for business:

Dr. Karsten Lessmann
Director Research & Development

Nadine Schlecht
Corporate Communication / Marketing

Find more about Pfinder on our website : https://www.pfinder.de/en/
Follow us on Linkedin : https://www.linkedin.com/company/pfinder-kg/

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.
More information on our website.



RECHARGE is the European industry association for advanced rechargeable and lithium batteries. Founded in 1998, it is our mission to promote advanced rechargeable batteries as a key technology that will contribute to a more empowered, sustainable and circular economy by enabling decarbonised electricity and mobility, and cutting-edge consumer products. RECHARGE’s unique membership covers all aspects of the advanced rechargeable battery value chain: From suppliers of primary and secondary raw materials, to battery and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to logistic partners and battery recyclers. www.rechargebatteries.org


EUROBAT is the leading association for European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers, covering all battery technologies, and has more than 50 members. The members and staff work with all policymakers, industry stakeholders, NGOs and media to highlight the important role batteries play for decarbonised mobility and energy systems as well as all other numerous applications

C3D – Collège des Directeurs du Développement Durable

More about us : https://www.cddd.fr/