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Axalta Coating Systems Partners with Sagola to Bring Latest Coating Technology to Australia


Sydney, Australia – May 25, 2015 – Axalta Coatings Systems , a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, and SAGOLA® , a renowned European manufacturer of spray guns and spray equipment, have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement, whereby Axalta becomes the exclusive importer of SAGOLA products for the Refinish and Industrial segments of the Australian  coatings market.  This allows Axalta and its network of distributors the unique opportunity to use the latest spray gun technology with an exceptional brand.

Paul Wake, Axalta’s Refinish Sales Director for Australia and New Zealand, said, “We are  excited at the opportunity this agreement brings for Axalta’s customers. With the increase in multi-site operators (MSOs), it is important that we can provide these customers a universal solution across numerous sites.”  

 Aimed at expanding SAGOLA’s exceptional brand reputation in Australia, this new arrangement will also strengthen the local Sagola offering, with improvements in technical service, commercial and marketing support and ongoing stock supply.

 “We are pleased to be working with Axalta.  Its wide commercial network of distributors covers almost all of Australia.  In conjunction with their exceptional service levels, we look forward to show casing our latest product range for the Refinish and Industrial markets” states Ignacio Perez Bengoechea, SAGOLA Export Manager.

Axalta Coating Systems and SAGOLA will officially launch their new Australian partnership on 1 June 2015.  Please contact your local distributor or technical consultant today to find out what makes SAGOLA spray guns so unique in the market.

About Axalta Coating SystemsAxalta 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 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the over 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit www.axalta.com.au and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn

About SAGOLASagola is a 100% family owned company that has been manufacturing spray guns for over 60 years.  Based in Europe, its success has been founded on its ability to remain dynamic and adapt rapidly to changing market situations.  Today SAGOLA is much more than a manufacturer of spray guns and has become a group of companies also engaged in the manufacture of aeronautic components, components for the bio-medicine sector, passenger transport services and other service businesses. For more information visit www.sagola.com