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Axalta Awards Training Scholarships to Automechanika Chicago Attendees

March 25, 2015
By Business Wire News


You could be the recipient of a complimentary training scholarship to Automechanika Chicago! Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is sponsoring 250 training scholarship packages to Automechanika Chicago on April 24-26.

To sign up for a training scholarship, simply visit Automechanika’s website. There are more than 100 seminars from which to choose that will be led by 50 top automotive training speakers including Mike Anderson, Collision Advice President. Anderson will present a workshop titled, Continuous Improvement Best Practices on Friday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. and Financial Best Practices on Saturday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. As an Axalta-sponsored speaker, he will also deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony on Friday, April 24 at 9:45 a.m.

“In an increasingly consolidated and regulated marketplace, collision repair shops are facing multiple challenges while balancing the expectations of their customers,” explained Ray Fratella, Axalta Collision Services Manager for North America. “This is where Axalta’s commitment to supporting the industry by offering training programs and training scholarships like the ones we are sponsoring at Automechanika Chicago can help collision repair shops take the lead.”

In addition to supporting the industry by providing training scholarships, Axalta also offers a full portfolio of business and technical training solutions that are designed to advance the skills and knowledge of collision center employees. Our programs are specifically designed for the collision industry’s needs. Axalta has a variety of educational outlets that can be accessed online via Axalta’s Learning Campus, or in person at one of our state-of-the-art training facilities, or at one of our management training seminars. The Axalta booth will feature online seminar-based and hands-on training opportunities for both technical and management education.

If there’s an innovation in auto refinishing, chances are Axalta is behind it. From changes driven by Axalta’s technology to new solutions developed to meet evolving environmental regulations, we’re here to help customers with productivity and profitability. To learn more, visit our website or stop by Axalta’s booth #1302 at Automechanika Chicago.

To learn more about how Axalta is #EngineeredForSpeed, follow us on our North America Refinish social media channels.

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit and follow us @axalta on Twitter.

Axalta Coating Systems
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