Axalta Conducts Certification Program for FAW Audi Technicians in China

SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global liquid and powder coatings supplier, recently conducted the FAW Audi Senior Paint Technician Certification program for 240 paint technicians. This is the largest group to date since Axalta and FAW Audi began collaboration to offer training and certification services in 2011. Technicians from Audi dealers in China attended the program at Axalta’s Refinish Training Center (RTC) in its newly-built Asia-Pacific Technology Center, in Shanghai.

“As a long-standing partner, Axalta has supported FAW Audi with coating technology and after-sales service. We’re very pleased that we can help our auto manufacturing customers to improve their auto refinish efficiency and service quality through our world-class professional training and certification programs for paint technicians,” said Leo Zheng, Refinish Business Director at Axalta China.

The Axalta-FAW Audi Certification program spans three years of training, covering beginner to advanced theoretical and practical coating techniques. The FAW Audi Senior Paint Technician Certification course is comprised of 24 sessions, with training and examination held over two days. Eligible participants must complete primary and advanced paint training prior to attending the course. Those who receive certification have demonstrated both effective utilization of Axalta coating products and skilled application of cutting-edge spraying systems and techniques.

Participants of the course accessed the modern multimedia classrooms, state-of-the-art trackway spray rooms, prep decks and electronic intelligent toning system of Axalta’s RTC which has capacity to host more than 160 technical coating training sessions a year, reaching over 2,000 automotive and industrial customers. Axalta’s expert trainers are qualified to provide comprehensive training on color matching, body refinishing, paint troubleshooting, as well as advanced repair of auto service systems.

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