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BYK-Gardner User Meeting “Color and Appearance Harmony”

Finally, we can continue our “tradition” of the BYK-Gardner User Meeting “Color and Appearance Harmony”. The last meeting was in 2018 and are now continuing our exhibitions, conferences, and seminars, and are now happy to invite you to our 10th North American User Meeting.

Date: September 26 - 27, 2023
The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
Venetian Ballroom
1114 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226

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Kurhaus, Ludwigstraße 25, 83646 Bad Tölz

As in previous meetings, experts will share their new approaches and we will update you on our new development projects and applications.


Topics to be presented and discussed:

  • New color equations and new appearance scales
  • Automated quality measurement cells in the lab and in production
  • Global QC management systems: Data sharing among the entire supply chain
  • New effect colors and how to objectively measure
  • How to measure and control mat automotive finishes
  • The challenge of measuring and controlling deep black colors
  • Color matching of metallic finishes with match-from-scratch solution
  • News from BYK-Gardner


As in the past, we will continue with the format of a 2-day meeting including a special dinner event for informal communication exchange. The event will open on Tuesday, September 26 at 11 AM, including a welcome lunch and conclude on Wednesday at 3 PM. 


The seminar is free, and BYK-Gardner will cover valet parking during the meeting. The limit to participants is 80 attendees so be sure to get your registration in right away to reserve your spot.

Click here and register today: BYK-Gardner User Meeting 2023

If you have any questions, please contact Melanie Cummings by phone at 301-483-6500 Ext 7216 or by email

We look forward to welcoming you at our BYK-Gardner North American User Meeting.

Best regards

Author: Gabrielle Kigle-Boeckler, BYK-Gardner

Gabi Kigle-Böckler
VP Product Management and Marketing
BYK-Gardner GmbH

Tel +49 (0) 8171 3493 - 128

Rae Roby

Rae Roby
Business Line Manager, Automotive
BYK-Gardner USA

Tel +1 248-556-6230

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