Axalta Coating Systems Offers New Damage Analysis and Production Management Courses for Heavy Duty Truck Market

WILMINGTON, Del., March 28, 2013 – Axalta Coating Systems (formerly DuPont Performance Coatings) has produced two new Damage Analysis and Production Management courses in their educational curriculum targeted specifically for commercial fleet repair centers.
The HDT Damage Analysis course provides a standard damage analysis approach to write more complete estimates and increase consistency of estimates to raise repair center’s gross profit and increase the percentage of closed repair orders. This one-day class is appropriate for repair center owners or managers, estimators, production managers, insurers, and distributor representatives. There are numerous hands-on exercises related to the commercial vehicle collision industry, which emphasize the principles taught during the course.
HDT Production Management course focuses to assist implementation of lean principles relating to blueprinting, proper parts management and production controls in a commercial vehicle repair center. Key techniques to improve technician efficiency, reduce cycle time and improve customer satisfaction are examined in this one-day course suitable for repair center owners, production managers, estimators and CSR’s. A highly interactive, guided learning model is utilized to keep attendees engaged in the learning process.
Industry experts from Team Marketing Group are the main content contributors and will provide the primary instructors for these courses. For additional information or to register for a class, contact your local Axalta Coating Systems (formerly DuPont Performance Coatings) representative or call 1.800.438.3876.

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Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global provider of liquid and powder coatings to automotive OEM and Refinish, other transportation, general industrial and selected architectural and decorative customers. Top selling global liquid coating brands for the refinish sector are DuPont® Refinish, Standox® and Spies Hecker®. Additional refinish products are available in selected markets. In the transportation sector, Imron is a leading liquid coating used by heavy-duty truck, rail, bus, fleet, trailer and body manufacturers, and marine and aircraft customers. In the general industrial market, Voltatex® Energy Solutions serves the electrical industry with insulation systems for the manufacture of motors and transformers and NAP-GARD® powder coatings are a preferred solution for the oil and gas pipeline industry. The company’s leading architectural and decorative powder coatings include ALESTA. The company manufactures at 35 plants, develops new products and technologies at seven global R&D locations and, at 42 locations around the world, educates customers with training courses to enhance their use of company products. With more than 11,000 employees and $4.3 billion in revenue, Axalta Coating Systems, formerly DuPont Performance Coatings, will continue to build on its experience with coatings that began in 1866.

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