Over 200 tech students visited Garmat USA manufacturing facility for the Denver-based Cars, Careers and Celebrity event on April 18.
Much to their surprise, these student were also the first to witness the unveiling of Garmat USA’s new R&D and Training facility. The facility has actually been in place since Garmat’s inception in 1988, but has been recently renovated to include new equipment. The center features both a modified and full downdraft paint booth with touch screen controls, Intelle-aire® mobile station and new product introductions. Among the new products were Garmat’s Arch Accelerated Drying System, Spin Board™ Rotating Tool Racks, Overhead Vacuum and Electrical Compressed Air System for Sanding Stations. The paint booths are outfitted with Garmat’s current line of waterborne solutions, lighting upgrades and paint booth accessories. The training center also includes conference room that seats 60 ppl, with access to a private kitchen for catering needs.
CREF’s Cars, Careers and Celebrities Expo is an event designed to put College and High School Collision Repair students in touch with possible employers. The funds raised through this event support local high school and college collision repair school programs and students. Participating vendors at the Denver event included:
- ABRA Autobody & Glass
- Aims Community College
- Allstate Insurance
- Caliber Collision
- Colorado CARSTAR Business Group
- Gerber Collision & Glass
- State Farm Insurance
- Women's Industry Network