PPG announces 2008 training courses

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PPG Refinish says more than 11,000 students participated in its training courses in 2007. The classes, ranging in subjects from technical training to business management and more, were held at PPG training centers throughout North America and in affiliate locations in more than 100 key markets.

According to Bill Troyer – manager of North American refinish training for Strongsville, Ohio-based PPG – ongoing training and support is critical for the ever-changing refinish industry. “PPG’s commitment to training may be the largest in the industry,” Troyer says. “Providing and delivering training programs that offer our business partners and customers resources with which to achieve their goals is an investment that pays off for everyone involved.”

PPG continues to offer a broad variety of classes throughout 2008. Course categories include:

  • Collision Refinish, including color (theory and application), Deltron and global certification, and paint shop productivity training;
  • Commercial Coatings, including commercial truck estimating, Delfleet spot repair and color tinting; and Delfleet training, Color Accurate systems and commercial performance coatings;
  • Custom Painting;
  • Distributor Operations;
  • MVP Business Training and MVP Green Belt Training; and
  • Nexa Autocolor Products.
  • Throughout 2008, courses again will be available in 14 PPG Business Development Center locations across North America, as well as in more than 100 other markets. For more information on PPG training classes, schedules, locations and course descriptions, go to www.ppgrefinish.com or call the Customer Focus Center at 800-647-6050.