One of Axalta’s Premium Refinish Brands - Spies Hecker - Named Paint Brand of the Year 2018 in Irish Auto Trade Awards
Spies Hecker®, one of the premium refinish paint brands of Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) – a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings – has been named Paint Brand of the Year by the Irish Auto Trade Awards 2018. The ceremony to present the awards took place at Carton House in County Kildare, Ireland, on October 26, 2017. In the Bodyshop Awards category, Spies Hecker beat strong competition from five other well-established paint brands to take the title of Paint Brand of the Year for 2018.
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA) congratulates Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport on winning the 2017 FIA Formula OneTM World Constructors’ Championship* – secured after the US Grand Prix on October 22, 2017 - and driver Lewis Hamilton on clinching the 2017 FIA Formula OneTM World Drivers’ Championship* at the Mexican Grand Prix on October 29, 2017. Spies Hecker®, one of Axalta’s three global refinish brands, is the Official Team Supplier of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport.
Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) announced its new collection of Tufcote™ Protective Rail Car coatings that are formulated to meet the needs of the industrial rail car and transportation industry. The product line includes easy-to-apply, high-build coatings that deliver superior protection when applied to properly prepared substrates. “Rail car and transportation maintenance structures are constructed to last and need a tough, durable finish to ensure their sturdy build stays intact,” said Michael Heineman, Axalta’s Vice President of Rail and High Performance Coatings.