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Sherwin-Williams Announces EcoLean Level 1 Workshop

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July 21, 2015—Sherwin-Williams announced on Monday its next EcoLean Level 1 workshop, which will be held Sept. 15-16 in Charlotte, N.C. The workshop will be held on location at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams Joe Gibbs Racing and Roush Fenway Racing.

Collision center owners and managers will receive training from collision services business consultants, as well as behind-the-scene tours and discussions with team members from two of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leading race teams.

“We aim to give our EcoLean workshop attendees an extensive and comprehensive look at how they can create a lean environment in their own facility,” said Greg Eisenhardt, Sherwin-Williams A-Plus network marketing manager. “This is a particularly special and rare opportunity for many. Our attendees will be able to learn lean principles while engaging with our business consultants. We have heard great response from customers about the positive impact to their net profit; some have increased 30 percent!”

The EcoLean Level 1 workshop and program from Sherwin-Williams are offered to collision center owners and dealership managers from across the United States and Canada. The workshops are designed to educate attendees on how to maximize profitability by improving production and eliminating waste throughout their facilities.

In addition to the race team facility tours, the Charlotte EcoLean Level 1 workshop curriculum will include:

  • An overview of lean production, and its practical application in collision repair
  • Approaches to making a collision facility more efficient and predictable
  • Roundtable discussion for overcoming lean implementation challenges

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