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MRC Automotive corrosion

Automotive corrosion costs society, companies and private car owners large amount every year. RISE has extensive experience in this area and within the membership program Automotive Corrosion we study and analyse corrosion of various types of materials to improve and develop solutions that lead to greater sustainability and competitiveness in the automotive industry.

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Member Research Consortia, MRC Automotive corrosion’s vision is to provide a unique combination of practical knowledge and scientific excellence in the field of corrosion and corrosion protection. This is achieved by:

  • Accelerated corrosion testing
  • Mobile field testing
  • Stationary field testing
  • Advanced surface characterization
  • Modeling

The MRC Automotive corrosion is a unique platform where vehicle manufacturers, material suppliers and paint/pretreatment suppliers can meet and discuss common issues.

Member companies

We have more than 30 international member companies comprising of automotive manufacturers, materials suppliers and corrosion protection suppliers.

  • Aleris Aluminum Duffel
  • ArcelorMittal
  • Auson AB
  • Baoshan Iron & Steel
  • Chemetall GmbH
  • Constellium CRV
  • CooperStandard
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • Gestamp Hardtech AB
  • Gränges AB
  • Honda Motor Company
  • Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH
  • Hyundai Motors
  • Hyundai Steel
  • JFE-Steel Corporation
  • Mazda Motor Europe
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Metalsa
  • Nissan Technical Center Europe
  • NOF Metal Coatings
  • Novelis Switzerland SA
  • PPG Industries
  • PSA SA
  • Renault SA
  • Scania AB
  • SSAB
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
  • UACJ Corporation
  • Volvo Car Group
  • Volvo Group Trucks Technology

CANCELLED: 8th International Seminar in the Field of Automotive Corrosion

Due to Corona and covid-19, we will cancel the 8th International Seminar in the Field of Automotive Corrosion. We will  postpone the conference to May/June 2021. 

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Contact us if you have any questions about the MRC Automotive Corrosion membership program or if you want to become a member. See contact information below.

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Carolina Schneiker

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Carolina Schneiker


+46 10 228 48 61

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Bo Rendahl

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Bo Rendahl

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+46 10 228 48 58

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