Ajman University Students Receive Training From Caparol Paints Experts

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Published September 5th, 2018 - 09:12 GMT
During the event
During the event

Caparol Paints, a global provider of German paint and coating solutions, provided professional training to a group of 15 Architects and Interiors stream students of Ajman University in infrastructure painting system as part of the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) competition.

The team of 15 students under the name “Team Aqua Green” received training lessons from experts at Caparol in innovative painting systems using Caparol’s latest range of products. They were also taught the practical lessons on how to paint their houses by themselves. Brand experts also provided information on sustainability and sustainable paints.

The SDME was created through an agreement signed between Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the Department of Energy of the USA, in June 2015, to organize a sustainable solar houses competition in Dubai this year. It is an international competition where students from universities are requested to design and build a solar sustainable zero CO2 emissions house. They are then expected to dismantle the house and move it to the location of the exhibition in Dubai this year. The global competition witnesses 18 teams from 13 countries and 32 universities competing across 10 contests.

Caparol provided an excusive training session to all members of Team Aqua Green, encouraging them to understand the art of painting on their own in an easy way. It helped the students to know different painting techniques, types of paints and Caparol’s vast range of interior and exterior paint emulsions that are suitable for different weathers and environments,

Commenting on the initiative, Mr. Mowaffaq Balish, Commercial Director Middle East at Caparol Paints, said, “We are pleased to offer a powerful sustainable training session to the student team of the Ajman University. We focused on integrating unique local and regional characteristics to achieve sustainability in the modern painting techniques. These students are the future of the UAE and seeing how they are so committed to providing sustainable solutions and building a cleaner and greener environment gives us great pleasure. Being a part of their journey and providing expert advice and knowledge has been gratifying.”

“Caparol Paints offers a comprehensive product range, attention to detail, years of tradition and sustainability that determine its core values. The development of every single product at Caparol adopts years of tradition and values. The products are developed by Caparol’s technical experts based on extensive research into everything consumers want,” he added.

Caparol Paints leads innovation with a highly sophisticated research and development department that constantly initiates technologies and manufacturing techniques complementing the local market conditions.

Caparol Paints has registered a strong growth in the Middle East. Through its wide range of products, Caparol brings German paint technology while focusing on brining the best appealing colours and paint textures. The brand has also made headway in sustainability by paying attention to quality and the aspects for balancing economic, environmental and quality of life.

Background Information

Caparol Paints

Caparol Paints L.L.C. is a leading developer and producer of high quality paints, enamels, decorative and structural coatings as well as energy-saving thermal insulation systems. In an environment where quality

is pivotal, Caparol’s paint products are tailored to create an appealing look whilst being formulated to withstand the harsh Middle Eastern climate. Caparol truly cares about family and beautiful living spaces. In fact, this core belief has helped Caparol become the largest family run paint company in Germany.

For over 120 years, Caparol’s products have cared for the health of countless families and the environment. The company, a part of the DAW (Deutsche Amphibolin-Werke) SE group in Germany, was established in Dubai, UAE in 1998 and since then it has brought the best of its German technology and service to the growing market of the Middle East. The company has secured high profile projects such as Dubai Creek Harbour, City Walk, Bluewaters, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa and Akoya by Damac, among many others.

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