Mr. Joe Gibbs visits with attendees during 2015 EcoLean™ workshop.
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Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Sherwin-Williams announces a special venue for its next EcoLean™ Level 1 workshop, June 28-29, 2016, on location at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ teams Joe Gibbs Racing and Roush Fenway Racing in Charlotte, NC. This special session will feature extensive teachings in the benefit and execution of lean principles, along with unique behind-the-scenes tours and discussion with team members from two of NASCAR’s leading race teams.
While at Joe Gibbs Racing and Roush Fenway Racing, collision center owners and managers from across the United States and Canada will receive training from some of the best collision services business consultants in the industry. They’ll see first-hand how an organization can embrace lean philosophies and implementation to greatly assist in its workflow, communication and increased productivity.  
“We aim to give our EcoLean workshop attendees an extensive and comprehensive look at how they can create a lean environment in their own facility,” says Greg Eisenhardt, Sherwin-Williams Marketing Manager. “This is a particularly special and rare opportunity for many collision repair experts. Our attendees will be able to learn lean principles while engaging with our business consultants and some of the motorsports industry’s leading professionals.”  
“The EcoLean program was first introduced more than five years ago and since then, each workshop session has been incredibly popular. We have had great response from customers about the positive impact to their net profit, some upwards of almost 30%!” adds Eisenhardt.
The exclusive EcoLean Level 1 workshops from Sherwin-Williams are offered to collision center owners and dealership managers from across the United States and Canada.  They are designed to educate attendees about how to maximize profitability, by improving production, and eliminate waste throughout their facilities. 
In addition to the race team facility tours, the Charlotte EcoLean Level 1 workshop curriculum will include:
  • An overview of lean production and its practical application in collision repair
  • Approaches to making a collision facility more efficient and predictable
  • Roundtable discussion for overcoming lean implementation challenges
Race online to register now at  For more information on EcoLean, call (800) 798-5872.
About Sherwin-Williams
The Sherwin-Williams Company, founded in 1866, is one of the world's leading companies in the manufacturing, 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.