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Axalta Showcases Colorful, Durable Imron Elite Coatings at ExpoCam April 12, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will showcase its premium commercial brand of Imron ® Elite polyurethane coatings for fleet vehicles, body builders and heavy duty trucks at ExpoCam held April 20-22, 2017 at Place Bonaventure in Montréal, Quebec . Axalta invites attendees to visit booth #5027 on Level 400 to speak with its coatings experts about Imron Elite products, color tools, and the superior customer service available to commercial transportation businesses. Axalta’s innovative color research scientists developed Imron Elite coatings in more than 26,000 solid, metallic and pearl color formulas. Designed to provide colorful, tough and durable performance, Imron Elite is the paint of choice for six of the seven major Class 8 truck manufacturers in North America. “Axalta’s Imron Elite products are ideal for fleet owners, operators, dealers and repair facilities who require industry-leading corrosion protection, outstanding...
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Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Valspar's North American Industrial Wood Coatings Business April 12, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) and The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:SHW) to acquire the assets related to Valspar’s North American Industrial Wood Coatings business for $420 million in cash. Valspar is divesting the business in connection with the reviews by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) of the proposed acquisition of Valspar by Sherwin-Williams . The business had revenues of approximately $225 million in 2016 and is one of the leading providers of coatings for OEM and aftermarket Industrial Wood markets, including building products, cabinets, flooring and furniture in North America . Known in the market today as Valspar Wood, the business has a number of widely known and respected brands including Zenith®, Lustre Lac™ and Graintone™, among others. These products are backed by...
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Axalta Schedules First Quarter 2017 Results Conference Call April 11, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) will host a conference call to review its first quarter 2017 financial results at 8:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 . Charles W. Shaver , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert W. Bryant , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will review the company's financial performance for the period. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online at www.axalta.com/investorcall . The U.S. dial-in phone number for the conference call is (877) 407-0784 and the international dial-in number is +1 (201) 689-8560. For those unable to participate, a replay of the call will be available through May 3, 2017 . The U.S. replay dial-in number is (844) 512-2921 and the international replay dial-in number is +1 (412) 317-6671. The replay passcode is 136 599 36. About Axalta Coating Systems Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and...
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Axalta Coating Systems and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport celebrate team win at Chinese Grand Prix April 10, 2017
Axalta’s Spies Hecker paint on the car Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, expanded its role as an Official Team Supplier to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport at the 2017 Formula OneTM Heineken Chinese Grand Prix, which took place in Shanghai on April 9, 2017 and saw Lewis Hamilton take the checkered flag. Participation in the premier global racing discipline - Formula One - through Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is a key component of Axalta’s decades-long strategic partnership with motorsports in the U.S., Europe and Latin America, which enables the company to demonstrate the technology and durability of its coatings in high endurance racing environments. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170410006061/en/ Axalta was an Official Team Supplier to Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport at the 2017 Formula One(TM) Heineken Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai...
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Axalta Coating Systems Receives Ford Certification in Brazil April 6, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently received First place certification for best performance in the Environmental Management System category among the partner companies of the Ford Northeast Industrial Complex in Brazil . Ford has recognized companies with its manufacturing certification program since 2012. In addition to Axalta, 25 different companies that operate within Ford’s Northeast Industrial Complex were evaluated in 2016. The certification, which is separated into two categories, Ford Areas and Partners Companies, considers the analysis of a monthly compliance indicator against the demands of Ford’s Environmental Management Scoring System. Among the items scored are Environmental Initiatives Implemented in the Area, Environmental Training and Participation in Ford’s Audits. To establish the ranking, a number of factors were evaluated including attendance, presence in periodic meetings, compliance with...
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Axalta Coating Systems Holds Second Round of Mobile Refinish Training Program in Argentina April 4, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, conducted the second round of Duxone on Tour , a mobile training program that brings theoretical and practical instruction to automotive refinishers across Argentina . The program delivers innovative application techniques to refinishers where they work using products from Duxone ® , Axalta’s versatile refinish brand that provides color accuracy, durability, easy preparation, and effortless application. “We are really excited to offer this training program for the second consecutive year. It’s part of our commitment to help automotive refinishers strengthen their skills, increase their performance, and stay informed of the latest trends and innovations in our products and coatings technology. In addition to providing best-in-class coatings, we want to enable our customers to grow their businesses,” said Agustín París, Axalta’s Refinish Manager in the Southern Cone. The first round of Duxone...
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Axalta Coating Systems Recognized by General Motors as a 2016 Supplier of the Year Winner April 3, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31 , in Orlando, Florida . This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170403006369/en/ For the third consecutive year, Axalta was named a GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors . (Photo: Axalta) GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier of the Year event in 1992. This is the third consecutive year Axalta has received the award. “We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer-centric innovations to GM and being the OEM of choice...
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Axalta Coating Systems Features Its New Powder Trend Offering ICONICA in Milan During the 56th Annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile April 3, 2017
A commissioned architectural installation marks the launch Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has introduced a collection of colors for its Alesta ® Super Durable powder coatings. ICONICA contains 40 colors across four distinctive color palettes - Eden Garden , Energy Manifesto, Arty Fusion and Techno Precious – that are designed to protect and enhance iconic buildings around the world. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170403005871/en/ New Alesta Super Durable powder color collection, ICONICA, launched in Milan with commissioned architectural installation (Photo: Axalta) Axalta has synchronized the ICONICA launch with the 56th annual Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the world’s leading furnishing fair, in Milan, Italy, that runs from April 4 to 9, 2017. The company commissioned Meiré und Meiré Design Department from Cologne, Germany, to create an...
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Axalta Welcomes Elizabeth Lempres to Board of Directors April 3, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Cahill Lempres has joined the company’s Board of Directors. She will serve on the Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Committee. Ms. Lempres is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company , a leading management consulting firm, where she also serves as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors, leads its Global Private Equity and Principal Investing Practice, and serves on the Board of Directors of the McKinsey Investment Office. Ms. Lempres has announced her retirement from McKinsey effective August 2017 . This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170403005217/en/ Axalta welcomes Elizabeth Lempres to Board of Directors (Photo: Axalta) “Liz’s global experience across a wide range of industrial and consumer sectors will bring exceptional insights to the Board,” explained...
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Axalta to Promote Architectural Coatings Advancements at Facades+ New York March 31, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to exhibit at and sponsor the Facades+ conference presented by The Architect’s Newspaper in New York City from April 6-7 . Facades+ provides a forum for inspiration, learning and collaboration for architects, engineers, consultants and designers in the industry. Axalta will display Durapon 70™ liquid coatings as well as its extensive line of Alesta ® architectural powder coatings, which includes the next generation, hyper durable AR500 series of fluoropolymer powder coatings. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170331005575/en/ From left to right: Mike Withers , Architectural Segment Leader, Manny Mayer , Business Development Architecture, and Barry Frost , Extrusion Sales will share expertise at Facades+ New York . (Photo: Axalta) “The Facades+ conference is the ideal setting to showcase advancements in...
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Axalta Coating Systems Launches New Website for Its Energy Solutions Business March 31, 2017
Site covers all three Energy Solutions’ segments Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has today launched a new website for its Energy Solutions business - www.electricalinsulation.com. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170331005488/en/ Axalta launches website for its Energy Solutions electrical insulation business. (Photo: Axalta) The website will provide Axalta’s customers with a complete global overview of all Energy Solutions’ brands that serve customers who use wire enamels, impregnating resins and electrical steel coatings. Axalta’s electrical insulation products include Voltatex ® , Voltaprem ® , Voltabas, Voltahyd, Voltacast, Voltron ® and Basa™. Available in English, the site will also be rolled out in Chinese, German, Spanish and Italian throughout 2017, with more language versions to follow. Energy Solutions products are formulated not only...
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Axalta Launches Imron 8460S Clearcoat for Commercial Transportation Market March 30, 2017
Continuing its tradition of developing next-generation high performance coatings, Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently introduced Imron ® Elite 8460S™ Clearcoat – its newest premium clearcoat for commercial vehicle customers in North America . Imron Elite 8460S is a two-component, low volatile organic compound (VOC), high solids polyurethane clearcoat. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170330005923/en/ Axalta Launches Imron 8460S Clearcoat for Commercial Transportation Market (Graphic: Axalta) Designed to improve vertical sag stability, Imron Elite 8460S clearcoat is formulated to deliver a high-quality appearance while reducing cycle time due to its fast cure rate. Imron Elite 8460S clearcoat can be used over all approved commercial finish base coats. Suggested applications for the coating include fire and emergency vehicles, heavy duty...
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Alesta AP from Axalta Coating Systems Specified for Prestigious French Project La Marseillaise March 29, 2017
Axalta develops new colors to enhance the exquisite superstructure Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has been specified to provide its Alesta® AP Architectural Polyester powder coatings for one of the largest urban planning projects in Europe – La Marseillaise – which is scheduled for completion mid-2018. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170329005820/en/ Prestigious French superstructure project La Marseillaise to feature new Alesta AP Architectural Polyester powder coatings. (Photo: Axalta) The superstructure in Marseille, France , will be 135 meters high, have 31 floors with 35,000m 2 of office space, and the capacity to house 2,500 people. When complete, La Marseillaise will contain an estimated total of 18,800m 3 of concrete and 16,000m 2 of coated façades, including aluminum profiles and 3,800 sun shields made of ultra-high performance...
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Axalta and Daimler Combine Speed and Color for 3rd Consecutive Year at NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series March 24, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, joins efforts with commercial partner Daimler for the third consecutive year, to cheer on legendary Mexican driver, Michel Jourdain, Jr. in the Freightliner tractor-trailer category of the NASCAR ® PEAK Mexico Series 2017. Recognized for his regular participation in racing circuits at the national and global level, Jourdain has been endorsed by Axalta and Daimler in 20 competitions. All 12 trucks that will participate in the Series were manufactured in Daimler’s Factory, located in Santiago Tianguistenco , Estado de México, and finished with Axalta’s Imron Elite ® technology. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170324005597/en/ Axalta's Imron Elite® coats Michel Jourdain, Jr. ’s truck in the NASCAR® PEAK Mexico Series 2017 (Photo: Axalta) “For Axalta, racing is the ideal space to bring together champions. Through our...
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Axalta Releases 2017 Color_gen Color Collections to Enable Automakers to Innovate with Color Insights March 24, 2017
Color_Gen report captures the preferences of three major driving demographics, Gen Next , Gen Here&Now and Gen Lux Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, unveiled Color_gen, its 2017 automotive color collection for automakers. Released first to customers at Axalta’s 2017 Color Show China, which took place in Chongqing and Shanghai between March 21 and 24, Color_gen is designed to help car manufacturers understand the color preferences of different generations of drivers. The collection captures the preferences of three distinct driving demographics: GenNext, GenHere&Now and GenLux. The Color_gen report complements two other Axalta traditions, the annual Automotive Color Popularity Report, now in its seventh decade of publication, and the company’s Automotive Color of the Year which is Gallant Gray in 2017. In combination, these three resources provide automakers with customers’ color choices in the prior year, the latest...
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Axalta’s Powder Coatings Support Shanghai’s New Metro Line March 23, 2017
Innovative and sustainable Alesta AR coatings will protect tunnel sound barriers Axalta-Huajia Coatings, a joint venture between Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and the Huangshan Yongjia Group Co. Ltd., will partner with SHAZC Group to coat the sound barriers installed on Shanghai’s new Metro Line 17. Axalta’s premium powder coating Alesta® AR will protect the sound management structures along the Qingpu section of the line. The Alesta AR500-UD series meets the most stringent exterior performance standards of the architectural industry, thanks to its architectural grade fluoropolymer powder coating technology. In addition, the AR500-UD series of products also feature environmentally responsible formulations and ultra-low VOC to offer excellent protection and high color accuracy as well as gloss-stability along with easy-care, easy-clean and anti-graffiti properties. “Axalta is honored to participate in the construction of...
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Axalta Coating Systems Powder Coatings on Display at the 10th International Biennale Design Event in France March 21, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is exhibiting a selection of its Alesta ® powder coatings colors and textures at the celebrated Saint-Etienne International Design Biennale, taking place in the Cité du Design in St. Etienne, France , March 9 to April 9, 2017 . Cité du Design is a renowned public venue dedicated to design and innovation, in which the prominent school of higher education Saint-Etienne Higher School of Art and Design is located. It also serves as the home of the Matériauthèque, a material resource center. The school is a hub for design research and innovative thinking related to industry, the public sector, design and education. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170321006330/en/ Axalta's Alesta® powder coatings on display at the 10th International Biennale Design Event in France . (Photo: Axalta) With more than 150 years in the...
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Lifestyle Luxury Goods Finished with Spies Hecker, a Global Refinish Brand of Axalta Coating Systems March 17, 2017
Robust, durable coatings perfect for luxury sector When Carrafont, a French luxury goods design company, discovered that the products from Spies Hecker, one of the three global refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, provided the best finish for its prototypes and scale-models 22 years ago, it was the beginning of a long and successful collaboration between two very diverse industries. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170317005585/en/ Carrafont compact coated with Spies Hecker, one of the premium refinish brands of Axalta Coating Systems (Photo: Axalta) Carrafont, based near Paris, France , has been creating scale models for the biggest names in the cosmetics and luxury goods industries as well as to perfumiers, jewelers, architects and designers for 30 years. The company gives shape to perfume bottles, make-up palettes and other...
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Axalta Invites Collision Repair Shops to Experience Innovative Tools at NORTHEAST 2017 March 16, 2017
Axalta to Highlight Solutions for Productivity and Profitability Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will showcase its innovative lineup of refinish systems and tools designed to help body shops boost productivity and profitability at the 40th Annual NORTHEAST® Automotive Services Show, presented by the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers/New Jersey. The show runs March 17-19, 2017 at the Meadowlands Exhibition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Visitors to Axalta booth #427 will see live demonstrations of ProfitNet TM , a dynamic management system that gives collision repair facility owners the ability to track every aspect of their business. The system delivers detailed information that identifies profitable business areas in addition to improvement opportunities. Show attendees will also experience Axalta’s ColorNet 2.0 Web, a powerful web-based color retrieval and on-screen matching system. ColorNet 2.0 Web provides quick...
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Axalta Imron Elite Coatings Shine at Mid-America Trucking Show March 15, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will feature its Imron ® Elite polyurethane coatings for heavy duty trucks, fleets and other commercial vehicles at the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) on March 23-25 , at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky . Attendees may visit Axalta’s booth #16205 in the North Hall to learn about Imron Elite coatings and support services offered to commercial transportation customers. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170315006047/en/ Axalta Imron Elite polyurethane coatings for heavy duty trucks will be on display at the Mid-America Trucking Show on March 23-25 . (Graphic: Axalta) Six of the seven Class 8 heavy duty truck manufacturers in North America use Axalta’s premium line of Imron Elite coatings on OEM production lines in addition to aftermarket repair and maintenance. Imron Elite provides...
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Axalta Experts Discuss Coatings Solutions at Work Truck Show March 15, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will feature its Imron ® Elite and EliteShield XPC coatings at North America’s largest work truck event, the National Truck Equipment Association’s (NTEA) Work Truck Show, held at the Indiana Convention Center on March 14-17, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana . Axalta experts will be available to discuss with attendees Axalta technologies, services and solutions available to work truck customers. An iconic brand, Imron Elite provides hard working trucks premium quality finishes with superior durability and excellent chemical resistance. It is available in more than 18,000 color formulas. Axalta’s EliteShield XPC is designed to deliver an extremely durable, protective coating and is ideal for use in a wide variety of commercial applications. Stop by booth #102 for more information and to see how Axalta can work for you. Who: Axalta Coating Systems North America Representatives What: The NTEA’s...
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Axalta Coating Systems to Increase Prices in Greater China March 14, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will introduce price increases for customers in greater China in response to a substantial increase in the costs of raw materials. Price increases will affect certain refinish and industrial coatings customers and select light and commercial vehicle OEMs and sub-suppliers to these end markets. Specific price increases will be communicated directly to affected customers. “The upward pricing pressure on the cost of our raw materials reflects multiple factors beyond our control including the availability of feedstocks, increased regulatory requirements, and a limited number of suppliers that meet our rigorous quality standards,” said Steven Markevich, Axalta Executive Vice President and President, Transportation Coatings and Greater China. “While we have been absorbing cost inflation for the past several months, we have come to a point where we need our customers’ help and support in sharing a...
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Axalta Coating Systems to Present Nap-Gard Advancements at NACE Corrosion 2017 March 13, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will showcase its pipeline industry coating solutions at the upcoming NACE Corrosion conference and exposition on March 26-30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana . Axalta representatives will be available at booth #1621 to share their knowledge of corrosion protection technologies and discuss recent enhancements to the Nap-Gard ® portfolio of coatings for pipeline industry professionals. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170313005929/en/ Axalta will showcase its pipeline industry coating solutions at the NACE Corrosion conference and exposition on March 26-30, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana . (Photo: Axalta) “We are excited to participate in the conference and exposition again this year and to bring our latest Nap-Gard FBE products to attendees,” said Meghan Hodge, Axalta’s Global Product Marketing Manager for...
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Axalta Coating Systems Protects Façade of Turkmenistan’s New Airport March 9, 2017
Alesta SD Powder Coatings Offers Suitable Extreme Weather Resistance Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has provided its Alesta® SD or Super Durable line of powder coatings for the façade of Central Asia’s largest airport, the new Ashgabat International Airport. Alesta SD has been specifically developed to provide better color and gloss stability, making it ideal for commercial building projects such as this, in addition to high-end residential projects. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170309006119/en/ Axalta's Alesta SD powder coatings protect the façade of Central Asia’s largest airport, the new Ashgabat International Airport. (Photo: Axalta) Ashgabat International Airport , one of Turkmenistan’s most prestigious infrastructure projects, required a façade coating that would be extremely resistant to weather degradation and that would provide...
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Axalta Employees and GoBabyGo! Customize Cars for Toddlers with Cognitive or Physical Disabilities March 7, 2017
Toddlers Received Vehicles Retrofitted by Axalta and GoBabyGo! to Help Them Become Independently Mobile Employees of Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, in collaboration with GoBabyGo!, a national program from the University of Delaware that empowers children with disabilities to become independently mobile through the use of custom-fitted motorized vehicles, retrofitted and presented six families with toy cars that address each toddler’s specific mobility needs. During the event, employees met with each child and his/her family to identify vehicle customization needs and then celebrated as the children took their first lap in their new ride. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170307006103/en/ Axalta and GoBabyGo! retrofitted and presented six families with toy cars that address each toddler's specific mobility needs. (Photo: Axalta) “We are...
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Axalta Employees Participate in Mangrove Conservation Experience with Ducks Unlimited de México March 2, 2017
Partners in conservation, Axalta Coating Systems and Ducks Unlimited de México, highlight conservation work across Mexico with trip to protected mangroves in Celestun Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and a proud partner and supporter of Ducks Unlimited Inc. and Ducks Unlimited de México (DUMAC), participated in a two-day field and classroom experience in Celestun, Yucatan, Mexico in February. The purpose of the trip was to witness first-hand the challenges facing mangrove conservation and the subsequent restoration work conducted by DUMAC. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170302006285/en/ Participants at the two-day field and classroom “Mangrove Conservation Experience” with Ducks Unlimited de México in the Yucatan, Mexico (Photo: Axalta) Sustainability and environmental responsibility are at the core of Axalta’s mission. Through the “Mangrove...
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Dura Coat Features Tough, Flexible Coatings at 50th National Frame Building Expo in Nashville March 1, 2017
Dura Coat Products, Inc. , an Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) company, will feature its premium quality line of high-performance coatings at booth #737 at the Frame Building Expo, held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee , on March 8-10 . The Frame Building Expo is the nation’s largest event for post-frame construction professionals and is hosted by the National Frame Building Association (NFBA), which is celebrating 50 years as the industry’s primary source of post-frame building resources, education, and research and development. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170301005060/en/ Dura Coat Products, Inc. , an Axalta Coating Systems company, will feature its premium quality line of high-performance coatings at booth #737 at the Frame Building Expo in Nashville, Tennessee , on March 8-10 . (Graphic: Axalta) Dura Coat, a leading supplier of industrial coatings,...
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Axalta Coating Systems and General Motors UK Renew Three-Year Agreement March 1, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) in the UK and General Motors UK (GM UK ) have renewed their three-year agreement which names Axalta’s three premium global refinish brands – Cromax ® , Spies Hecker ® and Standox ® – officially approved suppliers for paint repairs on Vauxhall in the UK . “General Motors and Axalta have a long-standing relationship both in the UK and globally,” said Mike Davis, Managing Director of Axalta Coating Systems UK Limited. “This has been built on Axalta’s ability to deliver high-quality product ranges, technical support and advanced color management tools consistently to GM body shops.” The agreement enables Cromax, Spies Hecker and Standox to support GM UK’s Vauxhall dealers and its network of approved body shops in the UK with paint warranties, technical support and body shop management advice. The three refinish brands also play an active role in the training programs organized by GM UK, by providing ongoing product training as well as training events...
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Axalta Named “2016 Best Supplier” by China’s Leading Automotive Components Producer Chongqing P&W Group February 28, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has been named “2016 Best Supplier” by Chongqing P&W Group , one of China’s leading manufacturers of automotive bumpers and exterior and interior components. The Group’s customer portfolio includes some of the best-known carmakers in the country, such as Chang'an Automobile and Chang'an Ford. The award marks the pinnacle of a 10-year strategic partnership between the two companies, throughout which Axalta has provided sustainable, cutting-edge coating technologies and professional services that have enabled the Chongqing P&W Group to ensure quality, manage costs, improve its coating processes and win business from some of the largest carmakers in China. “Axalta is honored to be recognized by Chongqing P&W Group and is excited to serve its customers in the China market as well as overseas. This award affirms our coatings technology expertise, customer-focus philosophy, and...
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Axalta Hosts Inaugural Supplier of the Year Awards in Daytona, FL February 27, 2017
Top Ten Companies Awarded from Global Procurement Base Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, hosted its inaugural Supplier of the Year Awards event February 25-26 in Daytona, Florida. Axalta developed the awards program to recognize the critical role that suppliers play in the company’s ability to deliver superior products and services to its more than 100,000 customers around the world. To emphasize the exceptional performance of the awardees, the celebration coincided with the grand opening of Axalta’s Center Injector at the Daytona International Speedway. Representatives from each of the honored suppliers were invited to participate in activities at Axalta’s injector on Sunday, following the awards ceremony and reception on Saturday evening. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170227006393/en/ Leadership from Axalta Coating Systems including...
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Axalta Introduces New FlexBase 7700 PB Product Line February 27, 2017
New Basecoat, High Gloss and Flat Clearcoats for Sports Equipment Market Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the introduction of FlexBase® 7700 PB, a new premium quality polyurethane product line designed to meet the custom-color and impact-resistant requirements of the sports equipment market in North America. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170227005950/en/ Axalta's new FlexBase product line brings brilliant color to sports equipment. (Photo: Axalta) The FlexBase 7700 PB product line targets helmets and other protective equipment used in athletic events such as baseball, lacrosse, football, softball, hockey, racing, and other extreme sports. It features a premium quality polyurethane basecoat, also named FlexBase 7700 PB, a polyurethane high gloss clearcoat, FlexBase PB7430™, and a polyurethane flat clearcoat, FlexBase...
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Axalta Coating Systems Will Host Capital Markets Day at NYSE February 21, 2017
Event Dedicated to Technology at Axalta Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will host its Capital Markets Day on February 22, 2017 at the New York Stock Exchange. Presentations from Axalta’s senior management will center on how “Technology Drives Axalta’s Performance”. Registration for the event is now closed. A live webcast of the event will be available online at http://axalta.com/InvestorCall . The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST and will conclude at 12:30 p.m. EST . About Axalta Coating Systems Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience in the...
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Axalta Coating Systems Introduces New Global Warranty Program for Architectural Powder Coatings February 20, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, has introduced a Global Warranty program for its premium line of Alesta ® architectural powder coatings that deliver superior corrosion protection, excellent weatherability, elasticity, and abrasion resistance. Alesta powder coatings are designed to meet the rigorous architectural specifications set forth by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Qualicoat and GSB standards. These high-performance coatings offer super durability, are available in a wide selection of colors and gloss levels, and contain virtually no VOCs and no targeted HAPs. The Global Warranty provides a unique and consistent program to specifiers and façade fabricators through Axalta’s approved applicators. “Axalta’s powder coatings are engineered to deliver better appearance, improved abrasion resistance and improved hardness,” said Michael Cash Axalta Senior Vice President and President,...
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Axalta Coating Systems Paints Sculpture of Abraham Lincoln February 20, 2017
Axalta products chosen exclusively for Seward Johnson’s “Return Visit” Products from Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, were selected to paint Seward Johnson’s “Return Visit” sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and a contemporary man. The 30-foot-tall bronze sculpture was created by American artist Seward Johnson and is owned by The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc., a New Jersey-based nonprofit foundation which promotes the appreciation of, and education about, sculpture and public art through the creation, maintenance, sale and public placement of Seward Johnson’s sculptures. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170220005455/en/ © 1991, 2014 The Seward Johnson Atelier, Inc. Photo by Heather Taylor. The 30 foot tall bronze sculpture "Return Visit" shown here on exhibition in Troy, Ohio. “Return Visit” was painted with Axalta’s Corlar ® 824S™, a two-component...
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Children Help Axalta Coating Systems Celebrate the Grand Opening of its Center Injector at Daytona International Speedway February 17, 2017
Toddlers with disabilities help kick off the DAYTONA 500 Weekend by racing to the finish in the newly unveiled Axalta Center Injector at the famed speedway in customized vehicles Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, and a Founding Partner of Daytona International Speedway (DIS), will help kick off a weekend of exciting festivities for the 59th annual DAYTONA 500 while it celebrates the new Axalta Center Injector. Beginning with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for children with cognitive or physical disabilities, Axalta and the other DIS Founding Partners will custom-fit cars so that the children can “race” in the famed motorsports stadium in their own sit-in cars. Axalta is making this event possible in partnership with GoBabyGo! , a national program from the University of Delaware that empowers children with disabilities to become independently mobile through the use of custom-fitted motorized vehicles. Employees from...
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Axalta Introduces New Imron 3.1 HG-D + Direct-To-Metal Coating February 16, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently introduced Imron ® 3.1 HG-D™ +, a new premium quality, high gloss acrylic polyurethane direct-to-metal (DTM) coating that broadens Axalta’s DTM product offering for industrial customers in North America . This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170216006312/en/ Axalta introduces Imron 3.1 HG-D + polyurethane coating for use in construction, amusement and other industrial markets (Photo: Axalta) The new Imron 3.1 HG-D + is formulated with Axalta’s latest technology to deliver a durable high gloss, high build, one-step system in non-corrosive exposures and select harsh environments. It is designed at a 3.1 pounds per gallon (lbs/gal) volatile organic compound (VOC) level to comply with a 3.5 lbs/gal limit in regulated areas and is available in an extensive assortment of custom-mixed solid colors and select...
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Axalta Releases Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results February 8, 2017
Fourth Quarter 2016 Highlights: • Net sales of $1,029.4 million driven by volume and pricing growth of 5.6%, offset by unfavorable foreign currency translation • GAAP net loss attributable to Axalta of $36.5 million versus net income of $38.6 million in Q4 2015; Adjusted net income attributable to Axalta of $68.6 million for Q4 2016 versus $58.0 million in Q4 2015 • Adjusted EBITDA of $226.5 million versus $212.8 million in Q4 2015 Full Year 2016 Highlights: • Net sales of $4,073.5 million driven by volume and pricing growth of 4.3%, offset by unfavorable foreign currency translation • GAAP net income attributable to Axalta of $41.8 million versus $93.7 million in 2015; Adjusted net income attributable to Axalta of $269.4 million for 2016 versus $241.9 million in 2015 • Adjusted EBITDA of $907.1 million versus $867.2 million in 2015 Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) (“Axalta”), a leading global coatings company, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full...
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Axalta Launches New Mobile Color Matching App for Powder Coaters February 7, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is excited to announce the launch of a new, innovative color matching mobile app, available on iOS and Android platforms. Axalta’s Axs free color matching app offers powder coating professionals a constellation of colors in the palm of their hand. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170207006419/en/ Axalta announces new, exciting color matching app for Powder Coaters is available on iOS and Android platforms. (Photo: Axalta) The free tool allows users to scan any surface and easily match it to an Alesta® stock powder coating hue which increases productivity by eliminating the wait for a sample powder or color chip delivery. The app also gives users the option to request additional information such as product codes, chemistry details, or the opportunity to order color chips delivered directly to them. “Our new and...
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Axalta Coating Systems Appoints a New distributor to Strengthen Its Powder Coating Supply Capability in Vietnam February 7, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has appointed Ocean Vietnam International Trading Co. Ltd. as its distributor for Alesta ® powder coatings products in Vietnam to support Axalta’s growth strategy in the ASEAN market. Infrastructure growth in the region provides important opportunities for Axalta’s Alesta brand of powder coatings which are used in architectural, furniture, transportation and other industrial applications, the need for which is expected to follow economic growth in Southeast Asia . “Axalta is confident that Ocean’s strong and experienced team will help our powder customers in Vietnam to obtain maximum value from our high-quality offerings,” said Dewi Djanuwati, Axalta Managing Director in the region. “Ocean’s team members are seasoned professionals in the powder coating industry with extensive knowledge of the market and excellent technical capability to support our customers.” Backed by an experienced team...
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Axalta Expert Focuses on Powder Coating Fundamentals at FENCETECH 2017 February 6, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, shared coating expertise at the FENCETECH 2017 tradeshow, the largest gathering in the fence and ornamental, and miscellaneous metal industries, on February 1-5 , at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas . Mike Withers , Axalta Architectural Segment Leader in North America , led a technical session titled, Powder Coating . This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170206005864/en/ Mike Withers , Axalta Architectural Segment Leader-North America presented a technical session on powder coating at FENCETECH 2017 in San Antonio, Texas . (Photo: Axalta) Withers’ session provided an in-depth look at the powder coating process from pretreatment and powder material selection, to powder application, recovery, curing and essential components for an overall well-designed, high performing powder coating system....
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4-H Tech Wizards Program Recognizes Axalta for Educating Tomorrow’s Leaders February 3, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is excited to announce that three employees from its Mount Clemens, Michigan facility received awards from Michigan State University Extension’s 4-H Tech Wizards program. The Tech Wizards program focuses on building healthy mentoring relationships between caring adult role models and youth as they interact through STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) related topics and activities. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170203005693/en/ From left to right: Axalta’s Kris Wright , Gary Weaks , Karen Putinsky and Jakob Schroeder pose with their 4-H awards. (Photo: Axalta) For the past three years, Gary Weaks, OEM Operations Quality Manager-North America, Karen Putinsky, Quality Technician and Kris Wright, Chemist mentored students at Mount Clemens Community Schools. For their efforts, 4-H awarded Putinsky...
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Axalta Refinish Academy Nordic Opens in Sweden January 30, 2017
New, dedicated facility to serve Axalta’s customers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, officially opened its new, ultra-modern Axalta Refinish Academy Nordic earlier this month. The move underscores Axalta’s strong commitment to providing high-quality, innovative products and services to its customers in the global refinishing industry. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170130005677/en/ The next-generation Axalta Refinish Academy Nordic opened in January 2017 (Photo: Axalta) The facility, which is located in Sisjön, 20 minutes south of Gothenburg, Sweden , houses not only the latest generation training center for Axalta’s three global refinish brands - Cromax ® , Spies Hecker ® and Standox ® - but also the new offices for the Nordic refinish management organization and the Swedish refinish sales...
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Axalta to Co-present at International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition in Las Vegas January 27, 2017
Presentation Will Discuss Axalta's AquaEC 6100 NSF-51 Approval Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will co-present NSF-51 Food Grade Coatings for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Equipment with Metal Processing International (MPI) at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The presentation will take place in Theatre A of the Las Vegas Convention Center at 1:45 p.m. PST on Wednesday, February 1. Jeff Paxon, Axalta Area Sales Manager, will discuss Axalta’s AquaEC™ 6100™, North America’s first and only e-coat to achieve NSF-51 Standard compliance. Electrocoat epoxy coatings are widely used for corrosion protection of evaporator and condenser coils, and other heat exchangers. Axalta’s new tin-free epoxy coating technology is now certified by National Sanitation Foundation per NSF-51 Standard Food Equipment Materials. This development is meaningful for...
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Axalta Features its Brilliant Imron Coatings at 2nd Annual Refit International Exhibit and Conference January 25, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will display its premium line of Imron ® coatings at the 2 nd Annual Refit Exhibit on January 26-27, 2017 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida . The Refit Conference attracts captains, owners, boatyard professionals, designers and stylists whose focus is refurbishing or refitting existing yachts, as well as suppliers of marine products, services, and accessories. The Imron range of products is designed to deliver the industry’s best appearance, performance, and corrosion protection specifically for the marine segment. “Axalta looks forward to providing industry refit professionals with the most up-to-date information on our innovative paint finishes and technology for the marine market,” said John Corry, Product Director for Axalta’s Industrial North America business. “Our Imron marine coatings are designed to deliver long-lasting high gloss colors that can be...
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Axalta Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results Conference Call January 24, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) will host a conference call to review its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results at 8:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 . Charles W. Shaver , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Robert W. Bryant , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will review the company's financial performance for the period. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online at www.axalta.com/investorcall . The U.S. dial-in phone number for the conference call is (844) 407-0784 and the international dial-in number is +1 (201) 689-8560. For those unable to participate, a replay of the call will be available through February 15, 2017 . The U.S. replay dial-in number is (844) 512-2921 and the international replay dial-in number is +1 (412) 317-6671. The replay passcode is 13654044. About Axalta Coating Systems Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative,...
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Axalta Shares Expertise at Canadian Collision Industry Forum January 24, 2017
The Canadian Collision Industry Forum (CCIF) held January 26-27, 2017 at the Universal Eventspace in Vaughan, Ontario provides a venue for body shop owners who understand the importance of investing in the future success of their business to stay abreast of current and future challenges in the collision repair industry. Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to support CCIF by sharing its latest innovations at booth #13. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170124006146/en/ Patrice Marcil , Axalta Learning and Development Director-North America will present and moderate a panel about the important connection between the collision industry and education. (Photo: Axalta) Axalta’s presence at the event also includes guest speakers Patrice Marcil, Axalta Learning and Development Director-North America and automotive industry expert Mike Anderson,...
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Axalta AquaEC 6100 Receives NSF-51 Standards Certification in North America January 24, 2017
First Electrodeposition coating in the industry to meet stringent NSF-51 Standards Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is excited to announce that its AquaEC™ 6100 cathodic epoxy e-coat primer is NSF-51® Standard certified after meeting the strict requirements for products used to manufacture food equipment and related materials. AquaEC 6100 is the first e-coat product to attain this certification in North America. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170124005943/en/ Axalta AquaEC 6100 recently received NSF-51 Standard certification for use on HVAC heat exchanger coils and other equipment. (Photo: Axalta) NSF requirements for food equipment and material safety help ensure products do not release harmful chemicals into food and safeguard against products that may harbor bacteria. NSF-51 Standard establishes minimum public health and sanitation...
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Axalta to Exhibit Protective Functional Coatings at SSPC 2017 in Tampa January 17, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will exhibit at the Society for Protective Coatings 2017 (SSPC 2017) conference at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida on January 30 - February 2, 2017 . During the conference, Axalta experts will exhibit Nap-Gard ® functional powder coatings at booth #739. SSPC 2017 is the only show in North America whose sole focus is on protective, marine, industrial, and commercial coatings. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170117006327/en/ Axalta to exhibit inventive functional oil and gas pipeline collection at SSPC 2017 in Tampa, Florida . (Photo: Axalta) Axalta will feature innovative, new advancements to its functional pipeline portfolio of Nap-Gard fusion bonded epoxy (FBE) powder coatings. Designed to be effective in extremely harsh environments such as wastewater treatment facilities and saltwater settings,...
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Axalta Coats London Skyline with its Alesta Anodic Collection January 12, 2017
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world, has specified Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, for its Manhattan Loft Gardens project. The unique structure coated in Axalta Alesta ® products will be a prominent addition to the famous London skyline, offering a new take on London garden squares by creating an environment suited to neighborhood life and the development of urban biodiversity. Kyotec Group, which offers installation of high-quality curtain walls, is also renowned for maintaining very close relationships with developers, contractors and architects. In December of 2014, Kyotec chose to reach out to Axalta after their successful partnership on one of the tallest residential skyscrapers in Poland and the European Union, Zlota 44. Kyotec and Axalta worked together to carefully select samples that would...
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Axalta Announces Inaugural Supplier of the Year Awards January 12, 2017
Focus on Excellence in Quality, Service, Technology and Price Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce its inaugural Supplier of the Year awards. Axalta will honor top performing suppliers at an award ceremony and reception held in late February. The awards recognize the critical role that suppliers play in Axalta’s ability to deliver superior products and services to its more than 100,000 customers around the world. “Exceptional raw materials and services are necessary for the development and production of exceptional products,” explained Martin Horneck , Axalta Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. “Our ability to provide customers around the world with the superior products they expect from Axalta relies on our access to the highest quality and most competitive raw materials and services. The Axalta Supplier of the Year program will recognize those vendors who partner with us and enable...
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Axalta Coating Systems Introduces Alesta Lync Dry-on-Dry System January 11, 2017
Eliminates the energy consuming process of two coat and two bake application Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, introduces Alesta® Lync, an innovative Dry-on-Dry (DOD) powder coating application system. Alesta Lync is a cost effective solution to the energy consuming process of conventional two layer systems that require two separate bake cycles. It is also engineered to provide a significant performance improvement compared to single layer systems. With its unique topcoat and primer combination, Alesta Lync is designed to provide two paint layers but require only one cure cycle. As a result, Alesta Lync reduces process time, paint shop footprint and capital investment while increasing productivity. The process is energy-efficient and has excellent edge corrosion protection. By contrast, traditional direct to metal monolayer powder systems often fail to protect edges, as surface tension during the liquid state causes paint to...
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Axalta Coating Systems Donates Liquid Coatings to Haitian Hurricane Relief Effort January 10, 2017
Donations will assist woodworking company with repairing Haitian homes damaged by Hurricane Matthew Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, donated a 20-ton container of liquid coatings to help rebuild homes in Haitian villages devastated by Hurricane Matthew. The shipment, which is equivalent to 3,602 gallons of paint and valued at $33,000, arrived in Haiti this week, and was received by Maxima S.A., a Haiti-based woodworking company. The donation will cover more than 1.4 million square feet of surface area. “Haiti is one of the most vulnerable nations in the world in the face of natural disasters, including most recently Hurricane Matthew, which has left families and whole communities devastated,” said Michael Cash , Axalta Senior Vice President and President of the company’s industrial coatings business. “We are very fortunate that the products we make every day can, in some small way, help the families and communities in Haiti...
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Axalta to Host Analyst Day on February 22 January 10, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will host an Analyst and Investor Day on February 22, 2017 in New York City . The focus of the event will be “Technology Drives Axalta’s Performance.” Members of senior management will be present to describe and demonstrate how this theme impacts each business and end-market at Axalta. A live webcast of the event will be available online at http://axalta.com/InvestorCall. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. EST and will conclude at 12:15 p.m. EST. To register to attend this event in person, please contact Axalta Investor Relations as the meeting is by invitation only. About Axalta Coating Systems Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent...
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Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Business of Ellis Paint Company January 6, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today its acquisition of the business of Ellis Paint Company , a prominent manufacturer of industrial and automotive refinish paint in North America . Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170106005644/en/ Michael Cash , Senior Vice President and President, Industrial Coatings of Axalta Coating Systems and Sandy Berg , President and CEO of Ellis Paint Company , joined by members of Axalta and Ellis management. (Photo: Axalta) Founded in 1887, Ellis Paint Company is a well-known manufacturer and distributor of a strong portfolio of coating products suited for an extensive array of industrial applications and substrates including steel, concrete and wood, shipping vessels and construction equipment, and indoor and outdoor furnishings and fittings. Ellis...
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Axalta Announces its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray January 5, 2017
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is excited to announce its Automotive Color of the Year 2017 – Gallant Gray. This luxurious color is enhanced by blue and silver flakes that produce a unique sparkle effect and dark undertones that enrich the finish, adding sophistication. A year-long Color of the Year celebration will commence with a variety of events during the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) Preview Days in Detroit including a video reveal at the EyesOn Design awards program on January 10, 2017 . The color will also be prominently featured at the Axalta-sponsored Charity Preview on January 13, 2017 which raises funds to support services for children. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170105005877/en/ Axalta introduces it Automotive Color of the Year 2017, Gallant Gray. (Photo: Axalta) Daily inspirations, coupled with...
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