Bodywork and Paintwork

A market of more than €3 billion in France, structured around body shop-repair networks and numerous independent businesses.
In France, more than 14,000 garages with a body shop are targeted by the offering of the exhibitors gathered at EQUIP AUTO.

Among the most innovative suppliers on the market

The exhibitors in this sector offered visitors a range of equipment, products and services suited to the needs of bodywork repairers today and rising to the new economic and technical challenges facing the body repair sector.

The market for bodywork parts will be worth 3.6 billion euros in 2020 and 600 million for windscreens.
Source: SRA

In France, more than 10,000 garages have a body repair shop, in addition to 4,700 standalone body shops.
Source: salesfactory
The Bodywork - Paintwork Village, organized by the  French Bodywork Federation (FFC), will take place in 2022 in the heart of Pavilion 1.
In 2019, it exhibited the offerings of its members across more than 4000 m² surface area.

Through their participation, the FFC and its partners will give a boost to the sector through federating events intended to encourage exchanges between body repairers and suppliers in a friendly and professional atmosphere.

The sector's product categories

- Body equipment and accessories 
Accessories for off-road vehicles; Additional headlamps bars   Adhesives, sound insulation; Battery trays and covers; Bodywork kits; Bodywork parts (bumpers, bonnets, etc.); Bodywork protective films; Bodywork seals; Bonnet latch systems and pins; Bull bars; Bumpers; Auto glass; Chassis and structural parts; Door handles; Exterior mirrors; External luggage carriers (roof racks, wheel carriers, bike carriers, ski racks,   roof boxes...); Front and rear aprons, side   skirts, rocker panels; Headlamp protection grills; Hoists; Locks; Mud flaps; Number plates; Protective strips; Rollover bars; Skid plates; Soft tops, hard tops; Soundproofing / acoustic package; Spare wheel carriers; Spoilers; Strut braces; Sunroofs; Tailgates; Tow bars; Trailer hitches; Trailers; Wheel arches    

- Bodywork repair equipment 
3D measuring systems; Bodywork repair, equipment; Laser measuring systems; Paint cabinets and mixing machines; Paint gloss analysers; Paint preparation machines; Panel reshaping benches with; inspection and repair jigs; Polishers; Preparation areas; Sandblasting guns; Spectrophotometer; Spray booths; Spray guns; Vulcanisation equipment; Welding equipment; Windscreen repair equipment      
  
- Bodywork repair products 
Abrasives; Adhesives, sealants and coatings (adhesive tape, paint sprays);  Anticorrosion products; Lacquers; Paints; Primers; Spray paints; Varnishes   

- Workshop heating, air conditioning and ventilation
Heaters; Fans; Workshop dehumidifiers; Smoke extractors; Mobile, fixed and suspended hot air generators; Workshop heating equipment        

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