Program Designed to Help Collision Centers Incorporate Lean Production Strategy into Day-to-Day Operations
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Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announces the next EcoLean™ Level 1 workshop will be held March 21-22, 2017 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Detroit, Michigan.
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The exclusive EcoLean Level 1 workshops from Sherwin-Williams are offered to collision repair center owners and managers, as well as dealer fixed operations managers from across the United States and Canada. They are designed to educate attendees about how to maximize profitability by improving production and eliminating waste throughout their facilities.
“We aim to give our EcoLean workshop attendees an extensive and comprehensive look at how they can build a lean culture in their shop from the ground up,” says Greg Eisenhardt, Manager of Sales Force Effectiveness, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes.
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The EcoLean curriculum was developed specifically with collision shop operators in mind. “We continue to sell out our EcoLean workshops as owners and managers are feeling more and more industry pressure every day. Their necessity to perform in both the front office and on the production floor continues to be a challenge. Those who take our training and deliberately implement the teachings have proven to be incredibly successful within their markets.”

The EcoLean Level 1 workshop curriculum includes:

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  • An overview of lean production and its practical application in collision repair
  • Approaches to making a collision facility more efficient and effective
  • How to build a lean culture from the ground up
To register online for the upcoming Detroit EcoLean Level 1 workshop, go to For more information on EcoLean, call (800) 798-8572.
Editor’s note:
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.