Axalta Supports Chinese Student Racing Team to Compete in the Formula SAE 2017

The Shanghai Tongji University’s student car racing team, TJU, will participate in Formula SAE 2017, an auto design competition organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International. The first stop of the tour takes place in Germany this month. The race car, dubbed TR17, was designed and developed independently by students from the College of Automotive Studies of Tongji University. TR17 is painted with Axalta’s Spies-Hecker® waterborne coating. Support from Axalta has enabled the TJU racing team to witness the birth of an innovative, camouflage car body design with red, black, and white patterns. The coating has decreased the car’s body weight when compared to the team’s previous race car, providing an advantage over the competition.

Products and Customers 

Axalta develops, manufactures and sells a wide selection of performance and transportation coatings around the world. Our customers range from among the largest, global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to small, family-owned businesses. They each have one thing in common - the promise of Axalta quality. Our employees are committed to providing the best possible customer experience with service and product support that sustains every brand we make.

On these pages we list our global brands organized by liquid and powder formulation. If you are not sure which products are right for your business, visit our pages where we provide information on the customers in different industries which we serve.

Light Vehicle OEM
Refinish
Commercial Vehicles
Industrial

Light Vehicle OEM

Around the world, light vehicle OEMs rely on Axalta Coating Systems to deliver performance and exceptional color palettes. From superior corrosion protection of our electrocoats to lush basecoat colors and topcoats, our goal is to create a beautiful finish that will endure under the toughest weather and road conditions. Leading color technology and design expertise is used to create colors that enable OEMs to provide customers with beautiful choices today and outstanding and innovative colors year after year.

Refinish

The art of vehicle refinishing demands the very best products and a commitment to total customer support. At Axalta, our close interactions with our customers provides us with the information we need to continuously innovate. From coating systems offering an array of paint colors and tints to color matching and application know-how, the refinish craft requires a blend of skills that must come together to provide a result that meets customer approval each and every time. Axalta provides refinish coating systems for passenger and commercial vehicles that enables the refinish shop to meet this demanding goal.

Commercial Vehicles

Virtually anywhere on the globe, we  provide coating solutions for the medium and heavy duty truck industry. Our products excel on the road, where heavy-duty trucks meet the harshest environments with coating systems designed to deliver maximum performance using a variety of liquid and powder products for manufacturers of heavy duty trucks, buses, rail cars and utility trucks.

Industrial

Axalta offers a wide variety of liquid and powder coatings that serve many different industrial customers including those manufacturing electrical system components, oil and gas pipelines, as well as a variety of automotive and transportation parts and sports equipment.

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Aug 14, 2017

Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Plascoat Systems Limited

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced today that it has acquired Plascoat Systems Limited, a leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings, from its parent company, International Process Technologies (IPT) Ltd. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Established in 1952, Plascoat has pioneered the science behind the formulation, manufacturing, and application of thermoplastic polyolefin coatings.

Aug 07, 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Last NASCAR Cup Series Car Revealed Live on QVC from Axalta’s Customer Experience Center

On Wednesday, August 2, Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports, and Craig Stephens, Director of Collision Services at AutoNation, appeared on QVC® during the “Dale Earnhardt Jr. Appreci88ion Tour” broadcast, live from the Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) Customer Experience Center in Concord, North Carolina, to reveal the paint scheme that will be featured on the No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS for Earnhardt’s final start as a full-time NASCAR® Cup Series driver at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19.

Jul 27, 2017

Axalta Wins Best Partner Award from FAW-Volkswagen Qingdao

Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), has received the Best Partner award from FAW-Volkswagen (FAW-VW) in Qingdao. FAW-VW is a joint venture between FAW Group and Volkswagen Group which manufactures Audi and Volkswagen brand passenger cars for sale in China. FAW-VW and Axalta established a partnership in 1992. As its main coating supplier, Axalta participated in the co-construction of FAW-VW’s Qingdao paint workshop and provides AquaEC™ E-coat products, Eco-Concept coating primerless system, and two component clearcoats for their vehicles.

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