7 Apr 2010
Awlgrip opens Florida training facility
Superyacht coating manufacturer Awlgrip has recently opened its third Yacht Paint Application Centre, with the latest located in Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA. The company say that the new centre will run training courses on Awlgrip products and systems, covering how to get the best finish on a yacht through to best practices on preparation and application, health and safety guidance in all aspects of application and Personal Protective Equipment requirements. Awlgrip state they will also be offering custom programmes tailored to individual requirements.
Awlgrip's new Florida training facility
This commitment to investing in training expands on the success of the previous facility at its North America offices in New Jersey. The new Florida centre has some 2500 sq ft of training space and includes state-of-the-art application equipment, as well as specially designed areas for theory and practical training, with breakout area, classroom and large application booth.
The new facility recently held initial applicator and distributor sales training courses, which were headed by Technical Field Support Representative, Bob Lalonde, who comments: "The 2-day courses provided an overview of all the Awlgrip products and gave participants the opportunity to find out more about products that are particularly relevant to their operations as well as discuss their own procedures. We also gave practical training to help optimize participants' own processes and ultimately help them achieve superior finishes. We provided instruction on surface preparation, coatings systems, equipment, spray gun set-up and various other tips."
The forthcoming dates for a 2-day Awlgrip Applicator Training course at the Yacht Paint Application Center in Florida are: June 8th, July 13th, September 14th, November 16th, December 14th.
Dates for the 2-day Awlgrip Distributor Sales Training courses at the Yacht Paint Application Center in Florida: April 19th, June 22nd, August 17th, October 19th.
Awlgrip further say that additional dates are available and can be arranged by contacting and discussing your specific superyacht related needs with the local Awlgrip Technical Service Representative.
Awlgrip North America - company profile | company website
Add a comment
Other Business News
SuperyachtNews.com speaks to SOS Yachting about the effects recent changes in French VAT law may have on superyachts chartering in the region. More
With the easing of the Balearics' charter licence laws and reduced taxation last year, 2015 has been the first summer season in which the impact of these changes can be fully evaluated. Following news of a significant increase in business for the upco More
As a result of DCNS shipyard's military contractual obligations, Other Angle Yachting has moved its operations to the Palumbo ITM shipyard in Marseille in order to maintain full transparency. More
Two years after a referral to arbitration by the The English Court of Appeal the legal battle between Swallowfalls Ltd and Monaco Yachting & Technologies has come to its conclusion. More
Superyacht Intelligence Data
Jets Vacuum AS
Jets Vacuum has for over 25 years been the leading innovator in vacuum sanitation technology. With over 9000 Jets systems in operation on all types of ships, Jets are known for high quality, flexible cost efficient solutions backed up by first class word wide service
Ocean World Marinas
Ocean World Marina is the only full-service marina located between the heavily traveled Florida/Bahamas area and the Puerto Rico/Eastern Caribbean region.
Smart Technical Management
Founded in 2012, with over 40 years combined experience in the technology & commercial arena Smart Technical Management advise & consult with owners, captains, management teams & builders on their new build & refit projects. Delivering unrivalled independent & impartial advice, using the smartest technology at the best price.
ENWA Water Technology AS
Enwa designs, manufactures and delivers environmentally friendly water treatment solutions for maritime applications. Working closely with our customers enables us to supply efficient systems which are backed up by a world wide support network.
Professional Integrated Navigation Systems based on cutting-edge technology and decades of experience. Ultimate knowledge and flexibility in system integration. Dedicated customer care throughout the whole project and beyond.
GO2 Global Yachting
We handle worldwide sales for GO2, Cerion Energy's DAME Award winning and highly effective nanoparticle based diesel fuel additive. GO2 is currently in use by over 90 superyachts worldwide, with excellent feedback from captains and engineers. GO2 can be supplied worldwide.
Evac designs, manufactures and markets environmentally friendly vacuum toilet and wastewater treatment systems for the yacht and shipbuilding industry. With the latest advanced technical innovations we provide quality, reliability and design.
ASEA POWER SYSTEMS
ASEA POWER SYSTEMS is the Marine Industry Leader for Shore Power Conversion equipment ranging in power from 8kVA - 1000kVa.
BEGUM YACHTING - Exclusive Yacht Agent
Begum Yachting proudly extends its bespoke services to simplify the crew recruitment process in yachting. We have tied up with Monjin - My Online Job Interview - as the leading professional in video interviewing for the Superyacht Industry.
Exmoor Technology Marine
Building on 5years experience distributing WaveWiFi products in Europe, new YachtSurfer range, focuses on maximising the benefits and availability of 4G-LTE mobile internet worldwide. Yacht Surfer, designed in the UK, deliver 4G Routers with Automatic APN Setup, Superfast Bonded Internet upto130Mbps+ and scalable on-board WiFi & Network
SIBELLE at Monaco Yacht Show SuperYachtsMonaco is pleased to announce that the 2008 44m Heesen SIBELLE has been reduced to 18,500,000 euros. In AAA condition, never chartered and recently refitted, she is on the market for the first time. She will be available for viewings at Monaco Yacht Show. Please contact Alex +377 93 25 03 48 for more information.
Rivergate Marina and Shipyard
Rivergate Marina & Shipyard is acknowledged as Australiaâ€™s premier Superyacht refit and project management destination. With deep water access for berthing vessels up to 80m and refuelling & bunkering from our designated on water fuel wharf, Rivergate offers world class facilities to all incoming vessels.