Instructors Schooled in Latest Waterborne-Paint Technologies

Published 05.20.2011

Collision Repair & Restoration

PPG's James Kvatek shares the advantages of waterborne basecoat ... the need to properly maintain spray nozzles ... and the wealth of equipment options facing today's collision-repair techniciansAutomotive instructors from a number of high schools and regional career and technology centers visited Penn College on Friday for training in the application of waterborne paint. Sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Tech Prep Consortium, the college and PPG Industries, the daylong event combined classroom lectures and hands-on experience in the College Avenue Labs paint laboratory. James Kvatek, PPG technical training instructor and facility manager, keynoted the agenda, which also included lunch at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant.