Posted: November 22, 2013
Source: BodyShop

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes has announced its first quarter training schedule for 2014. Classes will be available Jan. 1 through March 30.Through a combination of classroom, digital and hands-on settings at various metropolitan Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes training centers, shop owners, managers, painters and technicians will have the change to hone their respective skills

The following hands-on, paint and processes application-based courses will be offered during the first quarter:

  • AWX Performance Plus Waterborne Refinish System Painter Certification
  • Color Adjustment and Blending
  • Painter Certification

Additional shop management and business-building courses include:

  • Improving Performance with KPIs
  • Achieving Service Excellence
  • Improving Workshop Efficiency
  • Estimating Solutions for Profit

“All of our courses this year reflect the Sherwin-Williams philosophy of lean operations,” said Rod Habel, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes director of training operations. “We’re always seeking to introduce concepts that support sustainable practices, increase productivity and minimize or even eliminate waste – all factors that are necessary to the success of a collision center.”

Some of the upcoming sessions have a strong emphasis on the company’s AWX Performance Plus waterborne coatings technology, while other classes will focus on painting with the ULTRA 7000, Dimensions, Genesis and ATX refinish systems. There will also be three separate sessions dedicated specifically to Commercial Fleet Refinishing.

More information:View the complete course schedule