XPEL Expands Installation Training Options
XPEL EXPANDS INSTALLATION TRAINING OPTIONS
– New State-of-the-Art Facility –
– Expanded Five-Day Training Curriculum –
– On-Site New Car Dealership Training Services –
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, December 14, 2006…XPEL Technologies Corp. (TSXV: DAP.U) announced today the implementation of several enhancements to its industry-leading installation training program. Enhancements include the opening of a new 4,600 square foot facility to accommodate not only XPEL’s production and design needs, but also a state-of-the-art installation training environment to serve the growing volume of students. Additionally, XPEL’s basic training curriculum has been expanded from three to five full days, and now includes a customized on-site dealership training component for new car store employees.
Timothy A. Hartt, XPEL’s Senior Vice President, stated, “The move to our new facility was the next logical step to stay in front of the accelerating growth in the Paint Protection Film industry. Together with our upgraded 5-day curriculum, the new facility allows us the ability to train a greater number of students simultaneously, without compromising the quality and effectiveness of the knowledge transfer. Our students leave the training class with a more solid grasp of the installation process than ever before, which naturally translates into happier customers, a greater number of referrals, and repeat business.” Mr. Hartt also further commented, “Not only are we seeing growing interest for our classroom training, but also a great deal of interest from car dealerships who want us to be at their locations training installers for their particular brands of vehicles.”
An advocate of dealership installation training services, Vinny Checchia, UnitedAuto Care General Manager, a subsidiary of UnitedAuto Group, mentioned, “The customized on-site dealership training for paint protection products provided by XPEL gives dealerships an efficient and economical solution to meet the one-stop shopping requirements of today’s customers.”
XPEL Technologies Corp., publicly traded on the TSXV Exchange, is the worldwide leader in the electronic delivery of top automotive aftermarket products, utilizing the Internet as an integral component for its design, manufacturing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. The Company’s DAP software utility offers Dealers the industry’s most efficient and productive tool set for better serving customers with “best of breed” solutions in real-time. XPEL has clear advantages over the competition through its proprietary corporate framework consisting of an expansive library of installation-friendly window tint, paint and headlight protection products, coupled with a unique web-based remote manufacturing and distribution software, superior installation training curriculum and facilities, and established and growing sales distribution channels.
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