AkzoNobel, a leading global paints and coatings company, today opened its initial regional Application Training Centre in Dubai that will certainly additionally reinforce customer service requirements and advertise localised innovation of paint products.
The state-of-the-art facility center will certainly offer advanced training programs for AkzoNobel's customers, allowing them to build capacity and deepen their knowledge of paints and coatings, with an unique focus on OEMs and refinishers in sectors as diverse as auto and rail, aerospace, and consumer electronics. The AkzoNobel Application Training Centre lies in Al Quoz and will certainly be totally functional by year-end.
Peter Tomlinson, Managing Director for AkzoNobel's Automotive and Specialty Coatings, said: "The opening of our Application Training Centre highlights our dedication to grow our connection with customers in the region, and offer them expert training on one of the most reliable use AkzoNobel's paint systems. As the first training centre serving numerous paint and finishings businesses, the center will certainly function as a hub for more powerful client cooperation, and be a center of competence for colour and application. The training programmes will allow customers making enlightened options regarding AkzoNobel products and also add to joint research to create innovative products."
The AkzoNobel Application Training Centre additionally supports the company's concentrate on research and development, with over EUR363 million purchased R&D worldwide last year. The company has more than 150 researchers who own innovation via an expanding portfolio of sustainable products.
The Centre houses the most advanced industry tools for businesses in Wet Paint and Powder where hands-on application applies. It will especially appeal to automobile and aerospace industry stakeholders, that can gain first-hand knowledge concerning the most up to date coverings procedures and systems. With the region seeing positive development in both the auto and air travel sectors, the Centre will certainly construct industry requirements and sustain its customers in getting over obstacles in the office relating to the selection and application of paints and coatings.
McLaren, the global automotive technology company behind the world-famous electric motor auto racing team and luxury sports and extremely automobiles, will certainly have its first training at the Centre this month. This improves its existing partnership with AkzoNobel which established, in conjunction with the McLaren-Honda group, the Tarocco Orange livery for the 2017 MCL32 racing car. McLaren Automotive, the largest part of the McLaren Group, continuouslies leverage AkzoNobel's colour proficiency and innovation to create for its customers striking colors that likewise supply high performance.
AkzoNobel products are developed on the basis of thorough market and fad research study to determine the changing preferences and choices of the industry. Locateded in Amsterdam, AkzoNobel has centuries of experience in paints and coverings, with its profile including widely known brand names such as Sikkens, International, Dulux, and Interpon.