January, 2014

Warrensville Heights, OH – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. and Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes have announced the 2014 schedule for the annual Toyota Certified Collision Center estimating program, with Sherwin-Williams continuing as one of the facilitators for the program’s training workshops. Conducted through the University of Toyota, the workshops will be held in three locations across the United States, including:
  • Atlanta, April 9
  • Boston, May 7
  • Houston, June 25

"Sherwin-Williams continues to be a great partner in offering comprehensive training to the University of Toyota and our Certified Collision Centers," says Brad Brahe, Toyota Body Shop Development Manager.

The workshop, "B005 Collision Repair Estimating," comprises real-world estimating scenarios and industry-specific issues pertaining to body shop operations and insurance company relations. Attendees who participate in this estimating program will get hands-on experience with the techniques, skills and information necessary to write more accurate estimates.

"This is our 11th year that we have conducted the collision repair estimating workshops and they have proven to enhance estimators’ and shop managers' skills in all areas of writing accurate and profitable repair estimates," said Steve Feltovich, Manager of Business Consulting Services for Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes.

For registration information please contact your Toyota representative and for more information on training courses offered by Sherwin-Williams , visit http://www.sherwin-automotive.com/training-support/classroom-training/course-details/.

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Editor’s note:

The Sherwin-Williams Company, founded in 1866, is one of the world's leading companies in the manufacture, distribution and sale of coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers. Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, a division of The Sherwin-Williams Company, manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for automotive and fleet refinishing industries.