At a dedicated network of technology centers across the globe, we look for new products and processes to meet evolving customer needs, while continually evaluating ways to improve existing products. Axalta currently has a portfolio of approximately 1,000 granted and pending patent applications reflecting the technical strength of 150 years in the coatings industry.

Today, we employ a dynamic team of more than 1,400 research fellows, scientists, engineers and technicians at research centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific where we tailor research to develop and improve products that will withstand the rigors of regional climates, fulfill customer needs and comply with local regulations.

Global innovation at Axalta relies on a robust technical portfolio that encompasses technology and product development, color technology, application fundamentals and technical support that provide sustainable coating solutions for our customers around the world. 

Polymer Technology

Providing better building blocks for advancements in coating properties


Formulation Technology

Designing coatings to meet customer needs by delivering improved adhesion, durability, corrosion protection and visual appearance

Process Technology

Optimizing and developing processes for efficient and consistent quality


Analytical Technology

Solving problems through characterization and structure property understanding

Color and Dispersion Technology

Harmonizing pigments in coatings for richer color and protection

Application Technology

Leveraging science and state-of-the-art process equipment to apply next-generation coatings