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Axalta Hosts its Fifth Annual Latin America Distributors Convention
Company Confirms Commitment to Region and Continues Investment in Technology, Innovation, and People
Mexico City, Mexico, 17 August, 2018 – Axalta (NYSE: AXTA) held its fifth Annual Latin America Distributors Convention in Cancun, Quintana Roo from August 1-5 which was attended by more than 400 distributors and business partners from Mexico, Brazil, and Central America. Axalta’s global and regional leaders spoke about the Company’s new projects, programs, and innovation that are supporting customers in Latin America.
Robert Bryant, Axalta’s Executive Vice President and CFO, presented a Company overview and reinforced the importance of Latin America to Axalta’s overall growth plans. He also discussed Axalta’s commitment to Latin America and outlined its plans to continue to invest in technology, innovation, and people in the region.
“Axalta has been operating in Latin America for more than seven decades,” said Mr. Bryant “Our philosophy is to offer the best customer service while supporting the growth of our partners through training programs for refinishers and provide them the tools so that they can offer better service and increased productivity.”
Daniel Salcido, President Latin America North and VP Refinish Latin America at Axalta said, "We have a solid commercial team, a strong business strategy, the highest quality and innovation in products and services, as well as the support of Axalta´s global team, which allows us to continue growing and maintaining our leadership position in Latin America.
Mike Carr, Americas´ President at Axalta Coating Systems, stated "We are very proud of the accomplishments that we continue to achieve in the region. Our customers appreciate the training, the service and the tools that we provide that help them to grow. Our more than 6,000 employees in the Americas are dedicated to working together to exceed our customer’s expectations."
The celebration of the Fifth Annual Sales Convention reinforces Axalta´s commitment to continue to offer unique technical service and innovative products to our customers and partners in the Latin American Region.
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 more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 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 axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.