Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited (BPBL) and PPG Coatings (M) Sdn.Bhd.SEA have launched the "Berger PPG Auto Refinish Training Center".
According to a press release issued by BPBL, the training center consists of an advanced auto-refinishing booth and training facilities for automobile painters in Bangladesh.
Rupali Chowdhury, managing director, Berger Paints, inaugurated the training center on Sunday at Tejgaon sales office of the company in Dhaka.
Expressing her optimism regarding the initiative, Rupali Chowdhury said, "Car owners in Bangladesh pay a lot of money for the healthy maintenance of their cherished vehicles. If a car is handed over to its buyer with defects in coating, the image of the car brand is compromised and the buyer is also dissatisfied. Hence, Berger, being the pioneer of many groundbreaking initiatives, has developed this state-of-the-art training center to facilitate the training of the applicators."
"We are hopeful that the trained applicators and dealers certified by Berger PPG Auto Refinish Training Center would be able to bring a significant improvement in the auto refinish industry," she added.
Bangladesh automotive sector is experiencing a massive technological upgrade. The new vehicles that are entering the market are already coated with high quality paints which require special techniques to get repainted, the press release read.
The demand for superior vehicle refinishing facilities is growing at a rapid pace. But, the number of deft applicators is still also very scarce. "Berger PPG Auto Refinish Training Center" aims to fill up the vacuum for expert and professional auto refinish paint applicators in Bangladesh, added the press release.
The press release added that training will be organized phase by phase at the Berger PPG Auto Refinish Training Center, for relevant personnel involved with the industry. The 2-5 days of full-time training sessions will be mentored by international trainers from PPG Paints, SEA, and BPBL. Trainees will be certified upon the successful completion of the training.
Mohsin Habib Chowdhury, senior general manager, sales and marketing, AKM Sadeque Nawaj, general manager, marketing, Mokhlechur Rahman, head of special coatings, Subrata Paul, head vehicle refinish, and Md Abdullah-Ass-Salam, brand manager, marketing also attended the event along with other officials from BPBL.