HTC University becomes HTC Academy

HTC AcademyHTC America has run training classes in concrete grinding and polishing for nearly a decade. The classes receive rave reviews from participants — in a recent customer survey 96 percent gave a favorable rating.

HTC is now using the name HTC Academy for all training efforts. The Basic two-day class covers grinding equipment, diamond tooling and the polishing process. An Advanced Decorative one-day class teaches decorative applications such as patterns, stenciling, shadowing and dyes.

Technical Director Brad Burns teaches the classes. Says Per Ohstrom, President of HTC America: “Brad is experienced, and well-known as a thought leader in concrete grinding and polishing. We are lucky he teaches the HTC Academy, and brings in the best outside experts.” Ohstrom continues: “The classes are a dynamic environment, presentations are mixed with hands-on practice. Students also interact and learn from each other.”

The HTC Academy is open to contractors, industry participants and those looking at entering the field. Classes are given in Knoxville and across the country.

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