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Axalta’s 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition Is Now Open


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Axalta’s 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar Competition Is Now Open

Many custom car enthusiasts throughout the United States endeavor to have their vehicles featured in Axalta’s Custom Finishes Calendar. Collision repair professionals in Pomona, California; hot rodders in Bangor, Maine; and artists everywhere in between compete to appear in the custom calendar that Axalta Coating Systems has produced annually since 1993. If your car was painted with Axalta’s brilliant coatings, it might just make the cover.

Axalta, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the launch of its Custom Finishes 2016 Calendar Competition. Axalta is looking for motorized passenger vehicles including automobiles (imported or domestic), motorcycles and aircraft or watercraft that are finished with Axalta’s custom Cromax®, Nason®, Spies Hecker®, Standox® brands, or Hot HuesTM products. The Axalta Custom Finishes 2016 Calendar Competition began at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Monday, March 7, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Entrants must own or have finished the vehicle they enter into the competition and must provide two photographs of the vehicle.

To enter online, visit the contest website, then select “Call for Entries,” and complete the registration form in its entirety. Properly submitted entries that meet all eligibility requirements are subject to the official rules of the contest. Judging will be based on “best use of color” including finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit.

Twelve winners will be selected on or before Monday, August 1, 2016. One grand prize winner will receive $1000, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, cover position on the 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar, one calendar page highlight and 35 copies of the 2016 calendar. Eleven first place winners will each receive $500 cash, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, one in-calendar page position and 35 copies of the 2016 Calendar.

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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 more than 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our 100,000+ customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.