Technical Training Class

Free to Attend, World Class Training!

Matthews Paint offers 2-day technical training classes in 9 state-of-the-art training facilities across the United States. The classes are structured to contain both “hands-on” spraying (40% of training) as well as classroom-style technical training (60% of training) at a price that fits any company budget -- FREE! (Transportation and lodging is not included.)

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Training Class Goals:

  • To provide a wide assortment of paint application and industry topics to all paint professionals through our hands-on approach
  • To educate sign professionals with the most current information on our new and existing products
  • To boost the efficiency and production of paint applicators
Topics Covered:
  • Safety
  • Material safety data sheets
  • Volatile organic compound (VOC) review
  • Primer and paint chemistry
  • Fundamentals of painting
  • Shop and spray equipment
  • Substrate cleaning and preparation review
  • Matthews primers, topcoats, basecoat capability, metallics, clearcoats, cleaners, additives and specialty products
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • Mix station overview
Participants Receive:
  • Training manuals
  • Latest technical and safety information
  • Various substrate samples you’ll paint and take with you
  • MPC T-shirt
  • Hands-on substrate preparation and primer/paint application
  • Wet film gauge, mixing cups and mixing stick
  • Breakfast and lunch on class days
  • Certificate of completion
Who Benefits:
  • Paint applicators
  • Product foremen
  • Paint line supervisors
  • Paint shop managers
  • Paint department associates
  • Local distributors
  • Distributor sales personnel
  • Sign fabrication business owners
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