Bentley has released its training course schedule for Glasurit, the BASF refinish paint line that holds exclusive global approval for Bentley repairs. The training courses will be instructor-led for paint technicians who work within the Bentley Accredited Bodyshop Network, or are in the process of accreditation.
“The alignment in the industry between OEMs and collision shops has been a long time coming,” said Jeff Wildman, BASF OEM & Industry Relations Manager. “BASF is the exclusive refinish paint approved for repairs of Bentley and Rolls Royce vehicles, and offers more paint approvals than any other paint company in the industry. We work closely with OEMs to develop repair procedures, and ensure our products meet their specifications.”
Bentley Level 1 Glasurit Refinish Course (BEN100) is intended to provide paint shop technicians with a comprehensive knowledge of Glasurit products and processes including the correct application techniques approved by Bentley Motors. This is a unique course which will focus on the requirements as described in the Bentley Motors repair manual; concentrating on Mirror, Piano and Satin finishes.
Bentley Level 2 Advanced Glasurit Refinish Course (BEN200) is an advanced level course intended to provide paint shop technicians with comprehensive knowledge of the repair process application of special Glasurit finishes such as 3-stage, Liquid Mercury and Matte Clears by Bentley and correct use in the paint shop environment.
The following courses will be held at BASF training facilities.
About BASF Automotive Refinish
BASF's Automotive Refinish business manufactures and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems, business management and planning tools. For more information visit http://www.basfrefinish.com
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $16.2 billion in 2016. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of about €58 billion in 2016. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at www.basf.com.