SEATTLE — Gaco Western has announced that the company's GacoWallFoam Sales Team and Gaco's Architectural Sales Team have achieved SPFA Professional Certification. The teams attended a three-day New Applicator School at the GacoUniversity training facility in Waukesha, Wis., where they participated in the SPF Assistant, Installer and Master Installer Programs, which included hands-on training.  

“Gaco Western supports the SPFA Professional Certification Program because we believe that industry-wide certification is crucial to the long-term health of the SPF Industry,” Gaco CEO and Chairman Peter Davis said. “We also believe that our commitment to this certification needs to start with us.”

“At Gaco, we believe in continually raising the bar on safety, performance, quality and professionalism in the SPF industry," said Tom Sojak, vice president of GacoWallFoam.

Through GacoUniversity, Gaco Western will help contractors achieve certification by providing a variety of certification preparation, training and testing services. Training will be comprised of a combination of online courses, regional reviews and testing. The company will also hold several three-day New Applicator Schools at the GacoUniversity training facility.

Founded in 1955, Gaco Western remains a family-owned business with its roots in technology and product innovation. The Gaco family of brands offer solutions for a variety of commercial, industrial and residential applications including specialty coatings for roof, pedestrian and traffic decking, and spray polyurethane foam insulation. Products are available nationwide.

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