Axalta Coating Systems Earns Daimler Supplier Award
Clinton Township, MI – March 2, 2016: Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) was among ten suppliers honored by Daimler AG for outstanding performance during the past financial year with the 2015 Daimler Supplier Award. A leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, Axalta was awarded in the Global Procurement Trucks and Buses category for the supply of top quality painting materials.
“On behalf of the global Axalta team, we are very proud to be recognized by Daimler,” said Joseph Wood, Axalta Coating Systems Commercial Transportation Vice President. “This award is proof positive that our team’s outstanding efforts are working and that the Axalta commitment to service and innovation is strong.”
The coveted prizes in the categories of Quality, Partnership and Innovation were awarded at the Mercedes-Benz branch in Stuttgart, Germany for the eighth time in front of an audience of around 450 invited guests from the supplier industry.
The Daimler Supplier Award honors suppliers for above-average performance and partnership collaboration at an annual event. Performance is measured in terms of quality, cost, reliable delivery and innovative strength. The partnership between Daimler and its suppliers is based on trust and open communication. It is a relationship that also includes the observance of sustainable business practices, which are intended to create incentives for suppliers to improve on a continuous basis in existing and new markets.
About Axalta Coating Systems – Celebrating 150 Years in the Coatings Industry
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 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
Albrecht Luick, Axalta Business Director-EMEA (center) receives Daimler Supplier Award from Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, Member of the Board of Management and Head of Daimler Trucks & Buses (left) and Dr. Marcus Schoenenberg, Daimler Vice President Global Procurement Trucks and Buses (right). Source: Daimler AG