March 29, 2023


Twice a Week

Nippon conducts first Virtual reality painting
Workshop in Madurai

Nippon Paint, Asia’s real No. 1 Paint Manufacturer, announced the expansion of their training Academy, PROceed in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, to empower over 2000 painters by mid-next year. Nippon Paint also launched the Extended Reality (XR) painter-training module, in collaboration with Skillveri in Madurai. Nippon Paint, through PROceed offers a 6-day curriculum to Painters. The academy empowers the painters with the soft-skills and special training from industry veterans. During this training Nippon Paint, uses modern technology to train the painters and equips them to use high-end tools such as spray-painting machines (100 % dust free machines). Painter Training centre in Madurai was inaugurated by Mr. R. Srinivasan, Regional Sales Manager & Mr. Hari Hara Sudhan, AGM, Marcomm, Nippon Paint India.

PROceed painters training center is getting launched in Madurai which will help train and certify close to 2000 Painters. In this center XR training will also be given and for this they anticipate training 200 painters. Recognised by the Ministry of Skill Development, the XR module uses cutting-edge technology to address the gaps found in conventional methods of training. The basic training sessions will be held at the regional centre. On successful completion, painters can enroll for advanced training sessions after six months.The module lets the painter visualise rooms/walls and learn spray-painting techniques without using actual paint. Painters who have cleared this programme will be able to reduce their painting time by up-to 60 per cent, minimize paint loss, and improve the surface finish and perfection of their projects. This in turn will translate into better business opportunities and multi-project skills for the Indian painter community.

Commenting on the launch of the Training academy, Mr. Mahesh Anand, President Nippon Paint (India) Private Limited (Decorative Division) said, “At Nippon Paint, we always believe in giving back to the industry and contribute to the development of Painters. To empower the painters, the key stakeholder in the ecosystem, Nippon has initiated the training academy to modernise the painters and to train them to use latest technologies.”

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