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Axalta Coating Systems Sponsors 2016 I-CAR® Volunteer & Instructor Conference

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is a sponsor of the 2016 I-CAR® Volunteer & Instructor Conference in Orlando, Florida from March 10 - March 12, 2016. The sponsorship reflects Axalta’s commitment to I-CAR’s mission to deliver increasingly accessible, on-demand and relevant education, knowledge, services and solutions for the collision repair industry.

“We are extremely pleased to be a part of this important event,” said Patrice Marcil, Axalta’s North American Learning and Development Director. “The conference offers attendees from around the world the opportunity to collaborate, team build and explore new solutions before returning home to teach other industry professionals how to repair vehicles safely and efficiently,” Marcil added.

As a longtime member of I-CAR’s Industry Alliance, Axalta offers I-CAR credit hours for many of its collision repair and refinish courses through its Learning and Development Program. Industry professionals can take courses online through, in-person at one of eleven Learning and Development Centers in North America, virtually in a shop or office, or through a customized program.

Axalta will exhibit during the I-CAR Conference Sponsor Showcase on Friday, March 11, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Conference attendees are encourage to visit Axalta’s display to learn more about learning and development programs and to experience innovative new refinish products in action, including Axalta’s LED Speed Light for color matching and detecting imperfections.

About I-CAR

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs. I-CAR's focus is to provide everyone involved in collision repair with access to high-quality, industry-recognized training solutions. I-CAR also encourages and supports ongoing conversations in the industry on issues that impact collision repair.

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 and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.