Success for Geico at the 2016 edition of the “SURCAR International Awards”

On occasion of the “SURCAR International Awards” which took place in Shanghai on 7th September, Geico was awarded 3 prestigious prizes for innovation in three different categories.

Surcar has always been the most eagerly awaited event in the world, where the biggest names of the automotive sector, clients and suppliers all meet to discuss trends, technologies and innovation in the field of bodywork paintwork.

J-Doc was awarded in the “Startup and Commissioning” category for its state-of-the-art system for managing the painting plant documentation.

Geico’s new oven, designed with particular focus on the optimisation of air flows to reduce emissions and guarantee reduced energy consumption, won the “Lean, Plant and Process design” category.

The “Environmental footprint” category was won by Dryspin, the revolutionary system for the dry separation of painting overspray.

Ali Reza Arabnia, Chairman, President and CEO of the Geico Taikisha Group comments with satisfaction: “These awards are recognition for the entire group’s daily efforts, right back from the world crisis in 2009. Through intense and fruitful teamwork, it has proven its ability to satisfy the automotive sector’s most ambitious requirements, in terms of technologically state-of-the-art solutions and energy saving. I’m proud to be part of all this.”