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Axalta Coating Systems Announces New, Super Durable BK08 Powder Coating

New powder coating produces smooth appearance with excellent UV resistance

Houston, TX – November 21, 2016:  Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to introduce Alesta® BK08 20 Gloss, a new semi-matte powder coating is designed to offer an extremely smooth appearance while providing exceptional weatherability on a variety of surfaces.

“Our customers have requested a very smooth, low gloss polyester, which exhibits a consistent appearance and affords excellent abrasion and corrosion resistant properties,” said Craig Dietz, Axalta Market Product Manager.  “The addition of this product illustrates our commitment to meeting our customers’ needs.”

Designed for strength and durability, Alesta BK08 20 Gloss is the perfect choice for a multitude of exterior projects, tool boxes, sports equipment, furniture, and architecture. With a great resistance to most solvents including oils, acids, and alkalis, BK08 20 Gloss is formulated to maintain aesthetics. Product evaluations indicate better gloss and color retention over standard polyester powder products on the market.

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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 approximately 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.

BK08 20 Gloss

Axalta Coating Systems debuts new BK08 20 Gloss powder coating.