PPG offers a wide variety of training courses and seminars designed to educate and inform personnel in every area of the collision repair industry.
Classes in 2006 included technical training classes for users of PPG products such as Deltron, Nexa Autocolor 2K, PPG Global Refinish System and Delfleet coatings. PPG also offered a variety of body shop business development seminars, as well as distributor sales, technical and business development classes. In addition, PPG provided training to Commercial Performance Coatings customers, members of the CertifiedFirst Network, participants in the MVP program, users of Matthews Paint sign coatings, vocational instructors and insurance industry personnel.
Classes are held at 16 PPG business development centers located throughout North America, as well as in affiliate locations in over 100 key markets. “We believe training is key to our customers’ growth and success, given the challenges they face in this ever-changing industry,” said Bill Troyer, manager, refinish training, North America, for PPG. “PPG’s commitment in this area is quite possibly the largest in the industry, and we will continue to invest in providing and developing training programs that offer our business partners resources to accomplish their objectives.”