First AkzoNobel Powder School opened in Ningbo, China
AkzoNobel Powder Coatings opened its first Powder School in China, offering customers an opportunity to learn from our experts and improve the efficiency and productivity of their powder application lines.
The Powder School is a service that offers customers hands-on training in powder application, product testing and troubleshooting support, as well as opportunities to learn how to get the best out of their production lines. Located within AkzoNobel’s Powder Coatings Application Center in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, the Powder School runs one and two-day courses every month.
Nigel Shewring, Technology and R&D Manager Asia Pacific, commented: “Our state-of-the-art facilities enable customers to explore the versatility of our powder coatings products. Our experts are committed to helping customers get the most out of their powder coating choice.”
Mike Cash, Director Asia Pacific AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, added: “The new Powder School is an extension of our commitment to providing the best customer service and technical support. We are very excited to be able to offer this service in China, to work this closely with our customers, and are very encouraged by the positive feedback we already received on this service.”
The Powder School also offers an opportunity to partner with customers in a hands-on environment to develop new powder applications and to showcase the latest developments in powder coatings technology. Mike Cash further observed: “We are extremely focused on customers’ requirements and this new service will help us further strengthen our position as market leaders in China.”
AkzoNobel, owner of the brands Interpon® and Resicoat®, is the world’s largest manufacturer of Powder Coatings. The Powder Coatings Application Centre was founded in 2011 in Ningbo and features outstanding laboratory facilities, Centres of Expertise and scientists and technicians dedicated to specific strategic market sectors.