Collision Repair Facilities Benefit from Workshop Designed to Specifically Improve Quality, Production Output and Profitability
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Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced it will hold its next 2017 EcoLean™ Level 2 workshop on April 4-5, 2017 at the Westin San Jose Hotel in San Jose, California.
While there, the workshop group will have the privilege of touring Golden West Collision Center, a state-of-the-art facility which has completely implemented lean production principles resulting in an exceptional customer experience.
Exclusively designed to educate attendees about maximizing profitability by improving productivity and eliminating waste throughout their facilities, the EcoLean Level 2 workshop is an extensive, two-day course. It further implements the Sherwin-Williams message by educating shop owners on the connection between environmentally sound business decisions and the reduction of process and environmental waste. 
“Attendees will see immediate results by learning to schedule efficiently, implement damage analysis, blueprinting, and a predictable parts process. This is all communicated in our EcoLean Level 2 workshop providing collision shop owners and managers with the tools to immediately help align their Purpose, People, and Process on the production floor,” says Greg Eisenhardt, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Manager of Sales Excellence. He notes that EcoLean courses have been built by some of the best consultants in the industry, and provides collision repair professionals the
opportunity to relax in the company of their own peers while learning from one another over the two day period. The EcoLean Level 2 workshop curriculum includes:
  • Repair Planning for Rapid Throughput – understanding the importance of a comprehensive repair plan
  • Damage Analysis/Blueprinting – specific steps to drive down errors and redundancies found in a traditional repair estimate
  • Parts Correctness – methods on how to decrease missing, incorrect, and damaged parts within traditional production activities
All class materials, lunch on both days and a group dinner is included in the workshop fee. Breakfast vouchers are included with hotel room reservation. Hotel and transportation costs are the responsibility of each attendee.
To register for the EcoLean Level 2 workshop online, visit For more information on Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, visit or call Customer Service at (800) 798-5872 or contact Lindsey Guzzo (216) 332-8569.
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.