Axalta Opens Training Facility in Australia


Axalta Coating Systems has opened a training facility in Bentley, Perth, Australia. The center will be the key training destination for refinishers from the Western Australian region, focusing on the use of Axalta’s refinish and industrial products to help maximize refinishers’ skill-sets and keep them up-to-date with latest technology and techniques, the company stated.

According to Axalta, the training center provides access to world class product and consultancy training programs that address business and product requirements, sharpening customers’ competitive edge. “Our new training facility focuses on commercially oriented training that drives process optimization, so that body shops can be more efficient and productive, while maintaining the highest possible repair quality and maximizing their business performance,” said Paul Polverino, Axalta’s national training manager.

Located south of Perth, on the premises of Axalta distributor Global Autocoat, the 400-square-meter training center has two training rooms with the latest audio/visual equipment, two mixing rooms, a functional production plann9ng rom, two dry sanding floors and an adjoining color study.

“By providing advance training techniques of our refinish and industrial brands — Standox®, Spies Hecker®, Cromax® and Nason® Industrial — we will ensure the best usage and application of our products, color tools, and the latest in coating technologies, including waterborne basecoats,” said Polverino.