Tuesday, November 13, 2012

CAPpings - Interaction of Corrosion Control Service Industry (PPG Automotive Refinish in the US) with School Students

It's important for these kids to know there's an industry ready to embrace their talent, creativity, ideas and energy.

Great effort to educate the needs of corrosion control through school students.

PPG brings innovation to the classroom

Automotive refinish experts show paint techniques to Hudson, Ohio, students

PPG painter Jason Lutton shows students in Terry Stump's art-and-technology class at Hudson Middle School in Ohio a flame-painted panel. Lutton joined Steve Topczewski, PPG business development manager, automotive refinish, and fellow painter Jeremy Seanor at the school to demonstrate and discuss painting techniques and technology.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, Nov. 8, 2012 – As part of an ongoing community outreach program, PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business representatives Steve Topczewski, business development manager, and painters Jeremy Seanor and Jason Lutton recently visited Hudson Middle School in Hudson, Ohio, to teach eighth-grade students about automotive refinish color and technology.
The PPG experts showed painted panels and shared details about paint application and technology with five art-and-technology classes taught by Terry Stump. The class combines computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop, GarageBand for iMovies, and QuickTime with the rigorous and creative demands of drawing and design, the science surrounding cars, racing and fuel and the practical use of all these skills in a business setting. It is the only course of its kind in Ohio.
“Our class is hands-on with an emphasis on real-world applications,” Stump said. “To have these talented people from PPG come in and talk about what they know not only gives keen insight, it confirms the practical applications of what the kids have been studying.”

Article Source: http://www.ppg.com/en/newsroom/news/Pages/20121108A.aspx
Publication Date: 8 November 2012

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