PPG announced that it has joined the recently formed I-CAR Sustaining Partner program, a long-term initiative that engages the collision industry’s leading suppliers to support I-CAR in its value-driven technician training opportunities.
The program’s goal is to generate additional funding that will help decrease the cost of delivering I-CAR training to collision repairers and increase financial support to vocational institutions. PPG’s participation as a Sustaining Partner underscores the company’s commitment to I-CAR’s efforts.
“We greatly appreciate PPG’s support of both I-CAR and our industry by becoming an I-CAR Sustaining Partner,” said Nick Notte, I-CAR senior vice president, sales. “This important initiative is designed to help address the collision repair industry’s shortage of technicians and expand training opportunities throughout the Inter-Industry. It also makes I-CAR training more accessible and affordable for career and technical school students across the country, which helps advance I-CAR’s mission.”
“This is a classic win-win situation for I-CAR, PPG, the entire collision repair industry and our customers,” said Tom Wolf, PPG director business development, US and Canada. “PPG already has the most comprehensive training program in the industry, so we understand the importance of proper training at every point of a technician’s career. Now, with our support, I-CAR’s training will be more available and financially attractive to today’s (and tomorrow’s) technicians. By joining the Sustaining Partner program, we are taking the appropriate steps to ensure the future of quality collision repair.”
This article courtesy of Russell Thrall III, publisher CollisionWeek. Check out their website at: www.collisionweek.com.