Anest Iwata Awards $30,000 In Spray Guns To 50 Collision School Grants Through Collision Repair Education Foundation

HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 18, 2016 – Anest Iwata has awarded spray guns to 50 schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The spray guns are valued at $30,000 and will help to provide schools with the most up-to-date equipment for instructing their students. The schools receiving the spray guns applied for the Education Foundation’s 2016 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grant. The Anest Iwata grant recipients include:

Academy for Careers & Technology (Mullins, SC)
AP Brewer High School (Somerville, AL)
Baker College (Flint, MI)
Bellingham Technical College (Bellingham, WA)
Berks Career and Technology Center  (Oley, PA)
Central Community College (Hastings, NE)
Chantilly Academy (Chantilly, VA)
Chippewa Valley Technical College (Eau Claire, WI)
Cleveland Community College (Shelby, NC)
College of Lake County (Grayslake, IL)
Delcastle Technical High School (Wilmington, DE)
Dennis Technical Education Center (Boise, ID)
Ehove Career Center (Milan, OH)
Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center (Tonawanda, NY)
Forsyth Technical Community College (Winston Salem, NC)
Freedom High School (Freedom, WI)
Ft. Hayes Career Center (Columbus, OH)
Greater Lawrence Technical School (Andover, MA)
Ivy Tech Community College (Fort Wayne, IN)
Kingwood Park High School (Kingwood, TX)
Kishwaukee College (Malta, IL)
Lake Career & Tech (Camdenton, MO)
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (Schnecksville, PA)
Manatee Technical College (Bradenton, FL)
Marengo High School    (Marengo, IL)
Monroe 2 Orleans BOCES (Spencerport, NY)
Morrisville State College (Morrisville, NY)
Nichols Career Center     (Jefferson City, MO)
North Idaho College (Coeur d'Alene, ID)
Norwalk High School (Norwalk, CA)
Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical H.S. (Palmer, MA)
R L Turner High School (Carrollton, TX)
Ranken Tech College    (St. Louis, MO)
Regional Career Technical Center (Ypsilanti, MI)
Ridgewater College (Willmar, MN)
Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School (Billerica, MA)
Silicon Valley Career Technical Education (San Jose, CA)
Stanly Community College (Albemarle, NC)
Steel Center Tech (Jefferson, PA)
Tazewell County Career and Technical Center     (Tazewell, VT)
TCAT (Knoxville, TN)
Tennessee College of Applied Technology (Livingston, TN)
Texarkana College (Texarkana, TX)
Tidewater Community College     (Chesapeake, VA)
Texas State Technical College (Waco, TX)
United Tech Center (Clarksburg, WV)
University of Arkansas Community College (Morrilton, AR)
US Grant Career Center (Bethel, OH)
Warrensburg Area Career Center (Warrensburg, MO)
Wenatchee Valley Tech (Wenatchee, WA)

“We are pleased to support the CREF and the recipient schools,” said Ray Odette, Managing partner Anest Iwata.
“Paints today rely heavily on proper spraying equipment for color match, appearance, and coating utilization. With changes in coatings and color combinations at the OEM level, it is important to get our message and our technology to the schools on the front line.”

For additional information about Anest Iwata visit Collision industry businesses interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation in supporting high school and college collision school programs should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847-463-5244. Industry businesses can learn more information about the organization and make a donation online by visiting

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