Warrensville Heights, Ohio – Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes is starting off the new year with a continued commitment to provide first-class training to collision repair professionals. Sherwin-Williams announced its first quarter training schedule starting January 23, 2017 through March 20, 2017 to be held at its training centers across the country.
These training sessions provide participants with the skills needed to succeed in the automotive collision repair industry. Shop owners, managers and painters will learn through a combination of classroom, web and hands-on training settings.
The following courses will be offered during the first quarter of 2017:
  • Painter Certification
  • Color Adjustment and Blending
  • AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Refinish System Painter Certification
  • Ultra 7000® Refinish System Painter Certification
“As a shop owner, you want to be the source where customers come for expert and timely repairs, while still maximizing profitability by getting vehicles through the facility in a highly efficient manner,” says Rod Habel, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Director of Training Operations. “Sherwin-Williams understands that it takes more than just great paint to maximize the potential of any shop. That’s why we offer courses for owners, and their employees, to gain the additional knowledge required to be successful in this ever-changing industry.”
Further details regarding the 2017 first quarter schedule for training centers, dates, specific course descriptions and locations, are listed below:
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes 2017 First Quarter Training Schedule
Training Center Date Training Course Description Number Of Days
Atlanta 01/23/2017 Color Adjustment and Blending 3
Atlanta 01/30/2017 Painter Certification 3
Atlanta 03/06/2017 AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Painter Certification 3
Chicago 01/23/2017 Painter Certification 3
Chicago 01/30/2017 Color Adjustment and Blending 3
Chicago 03/06/2017 Painter Certification 3
Dallas 01/16/2017 Painter Certification 3
Dallas 03/20/2017 Painter Certification 3
Dallas 03/20/2017 Color Adjustment and Blending 3
Reno 01/23/2017 AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Painter Certification 2
Reno 01/25/2017 Color Adjustment and Blending 2
Reno 01/30/2017 Ultra Painter Certification 3
For more information about Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes courses, visit its training section at or call 1-800-SWULTRA (1-800-798-5872).
About Sherwin Williams
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.