• customized training to meet facility needs
  • comprehensive hands-on and classroom training
  • virtual-reality based training using the VirtualPaint


STAR4D focuses on comprehensive knowledge of the entire painting process and improving spray techniques. Benefits include material savings proper mixing fewer defects less rework corrosion protection reduced VOC and HAP emissions resulting in a quality finished product.

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About STAR4D


The STAR4D program officially began in 2003 to address the unique needs of military painting operations. Learn how it started and how it has grown here.


Training Facility

Located in Cedar Falls, IA, STAR4D training takes place in a 16,000 square foot facility large enough for a HUMVEE to move through the blasting, coating, and curing process.

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Training Guide

Who should attend STAR4D training? Spray technicians, supervisors, engineers. Download the Training and Certification Guide now.


Certification Database

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