Kansas City Business Development Center

2604 NE Industrial Dr. Door 220
North Kansas City, MO 64117

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Nexa Recertification - Aquabase Plus

08/25/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Aquabase Plus Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Aquabase Plus Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.

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PPG Certification - Envirobase HP

08/31/2017 - 09/01/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.


PPG Recertification - Envirobase HP

09/07/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.


EHP System Overview for Shops

09/11/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne “Convert with Confidence” Seminar (1/2 day) This course provides an overview about PPG’s waterborne “Convert with Confidence” program and what shops can expect during the waterborne conversion process.

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MVP Fundamentals of Estimating

09/12/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This class focuses on the basic estimating practices required for entry level estimators. Participants, seeking to improve understanding and skills related to damage analysis, will actively engage in applying the principles taught in the class through writing actual damage reports

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Delfleet Evolution Recertification

09/12/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

The course will familiarize students with PPG’s Commercial Fleet products and systems. The class explains the products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments.


MVP Advanced Estimating

09/13/2017 - 09/14/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

As a first critical step in the repair process, estimating is a key area of focus when looking for process improvement. This course focuses on how the estimating process impacts cycle time, customer satisfaction and shop profitability.

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MVP Advanced Estimating

09/13/2017 - 09/14/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

As a first critical step in the repair process, estimating is a key area of focus when looking for process improvement. This course focuses on how the estimating process impacts cycle time, customer satisfaction and shop profitability.

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Delfleet Essential

09/13/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential coatings products and technologies. The class explains not only the products but also how their use can be profitable and productive in customer environments.

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Delfleet Essential

09/13/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential coatings products and technologies. The class explains not only the products but also how their use can be profitable and productive in customer environments.

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PPG Certification - Deltron

09/20/2017 - 09/21/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical fundamentals and repair procedures.

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PPG Recertification - Deltron

09/22/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Deltron Refinish System product line. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.

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PPG Recertification - Deltron

09/25/2017   (Auto Refinish Solutions - Spencer, IA - Spencer, IA)

This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Deltron Refinish System product line. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

09/26/2017 - 09/27/2017   (River City Casino - St. Louis, MO)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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MVP Production and Cycle Time Management

09/26/2017 - 09/27/2017   (River City Casino - St. Louis, MO)

This course teaches the systems used by cutting-edge collision centers to allow the vehicle to flow through production to maximum efficiencies. Learn the insight to successfully manage the most important asset in a collision center—the production staff! AMI and I-CAR approved.

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PPG Certification - Envirobase HP

09/26/2017 - 09/27/2017   (Auto Refinish Solutions - Spencer, IA - Spencer, IA)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.


PPG Recertification - Envirobase HP

09/28/2017   (Auto Refinish Solutions - Spencer, IA - Spencer, IA)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.


PPG Certification - Envirobase HP

10/03/2017 - 10/04/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.


PPG Recertification - Envirobase HP

10/05/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Envirobase High Performance Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.


MVP Paint Shop Throughput

10/17/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Quick Changeover is a critical component of Lean Manufacturing and is a foundation for gaining critical capacity to meet customer demand and grow operations. This seminar will focus on applying quick changeover techniques and principles to the refinish area within collision repair, more specifically, to optimize booth cycles for any shop faced with the need to gain capacity and throughput when being held back by the current cycle time of their booths.

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Nexa Recertification - Aquabase Plus

10/17/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Aquabase Plus Waterborne Re-certification (1 day) This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Aquabase Plus Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status.

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MVP Business of Parts Management

10/18/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Collision parts sales represent 40% or more of a typical collision center’s sales volume and are critical to achieving delivery and cycle time goals. Given this contribution to the repair process and profitability, parts must be managed with structure, organization, and critical timing included in solid business processes. This seminar will focus on the key processes of ordering, receiving, storage, delivery, and returns for collision center parts. Additionally, this course identifies the key business management practices as well as lean principles for value stream management, work standardization, and ongoing improvement. 5S Workplace Organization for collision parts will be covered to introduce best practices and improvement techniques to ensure good handling of parts inventory.


Nexa Certification - Aquabase Plus

10/18/2017 - 10/19/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

Aquabase Plus Waterborne Certification (2 day) As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Aquabase Plus Waterborne Basecoat Refinish System.

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PPG Color - Envirobase HP

10/24/2017 - 10/25/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This two day program is designed for the collision center technician who currently uses PPG products in their refinish operations. This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in matching and tinting EHP refinish waterborne colors. The Envirobase High Performance waterborne color system and its associated color tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and color tool exposure to the technician.


Eye for Colour - Aquabase Plus

10/26/2017 - 10/27/2017   (Kansas City BDC - North Kansas City, MO)

This 2 day program is designed for the collision center technician who currently uses Nexa products in their refinish operations. This course covers the theory of color and its practical application in matching and tinting Aquabase Plus refinish waterborne colors. The Aqubase Plus waterborne color system and its associated color tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and color tool exposure to the technician.