2 July 2015
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 are Giga sponsors of the American Superyacht Forum taking place on 23-26 May in Newport, Rhode Island. For more information about the event including how to attend please click here.

AT


Related Links
Awlgrip North America - company profile | company website

Comments

Add a comment

1800 character limit

Having problems? Let us know editor@superyachtnews.com

Other Business News

The superyacht super-highway

A second Suez Canal shipping lane will open on 6 August, allowing traffic moving in opposite directions to transit simultaneously for the first time in the canal's history. SuperyachtNews.com spoke to Captain Yasser Gamal about the positive impact it coul More

Southern hospitality

Following the annual Superyacht Australia Tahiti Rendezvous event, supporters are happy to announce the creation of South Pacific Superyachting, uniting Tahiti, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia to promote the region for visiting superyachts. More

A new era for Blohm+Voss?

Blohm+Voss has announced a restructuring process that will see the shipyard incorporate its refit and new build divisions. In an exclusive conversation with SuperyachtNews.com, sales and marketing director, Patrick Coote provides an insight into the proce More

Trinity Yachts acquired by Harvey Gulf International Marine

On 25 June, Harvey Gulf International Marine, a company specialising in marine transportation, acquired Trinity Yachts and Gulf Coast Shipyard, with the creation of affiliate company Harvey Shipyard Group, managing all shipbuilding assets. More

business News Archive

Most Recent Comments

  1. IYC and Cape4 announce merger More
  2. Permission granted More
  3. Crewmember seriously injured after fall More
  4. Managing the details More
  5. Who's really at the root of the problem? More
SuperyachtNews app available now. Click here to download.
Tailor a subscription package to suit your needs
Latest issue
Latest issue

E-Newsletter

Get regular updates from SuperyachtNews with our weekly Email Newsletter.

Submit

SuperyachtIndex.com

Latest Premium Listings

Pinmar Golf Tournament

Pinmar Golf Tournament

MedAire

MedAire

Ince and Co

Ince and Co

SuperyachtDESIGN Week

SuperyachtDESIGN Week

Maritime Professional Training Inc (MPT)

Maritime Professional Training Inc (MPT)

YourTravel Group

YourTravel Group

J&A Enterprises, Inc.

J&A Enterprises, Inc.

Directory. Add your logo here with a premium listing.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Featured Listings

Interior Fittings, Water Treatment & Watermakers

Evac Oy
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.
www.evac.com

Marinas & Ports

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.
www.oceanworldmarina.com

Water Treatment & Watermakers

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
www.jetsgroup.com

Recruitment

SuperyachtJobs.com
is the leading online portal provider of career and recruitment resources for professionals in the superyacht industry. This includes yachts as well as shore-based companies. Take control of your recruitment and advertise your jobs direct to 30,000+ registered crew, 23,000+ unique monthly visitors and 10,000+ social media followers.
www.superyachtjobs.com

Shore Power Convertors

ASEA POWER SYSTEMS
ASEA POWER SYSTEMS is the Marine Industry Leader for Shore Power Conversion equipment ranging in power from 8kVA - 1000kVa.
www.aseapower.com

Navigation

Raytheon Anschuetz
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.
yacht.raytheon-anschuetz.com/

Add your company listing here

Add a featured listing here and your advert will appear on every page of SuperyachtNews.com, SuperyachtIntelligence.com, SuperyachtIndex.com, TheCrewReport.com and SuperyachtJobs.com.

Add my company listing