2016 Corporate Video: The Science of Performance. The Chemistry of Partnership
In 2016, Axalta celebrates 150 years in the coatings industry. From the inception of our business in 1866 to the manufacture of next generation environmentally compatible products demanded in the 21st century, we have continued to evolve. What has not changed is a tradition of quality, technology, innovation, and leadership that puts our customers first.
Singular focus on providing brilliant coatings sets us apart. Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global coatings company dedicated solely to the development, manufacture and sale of liquid and powder coatings. Axalta products increase durability, enhance productivity and add beauty. We provide a range of performance and transportation coatings for manufacturers of light and commercial vehicles, the refinish aftermarket and for many industrial coating system applications. Innovative products and services include paint and powder, color matching tools, application technologies and customer training, support and business management systems.
Our scale ensures we can deliver innovative coating systems around the world.
- 150 years in the coatings industry
- 52 manufacturing facilities
- 4 global technology centers
- 30+ country technology laboratories
- 48 customer training centers
- Doing business in 130+ countries
- 100,000+ customers, many with multiple facilities
- 4,000+ distributors
- More than 13,000 employees
- 1,400+ scientists, engineers and technology staff
- 1,000+ patents
- $4.1 billion in net sales in 2016
- $180 million invested in R&D in 2016