Axalta Unveils its Automotive Color of the Year 2019
Axalta develops, manufactures and sells wide selection performance and transportation coatings around the world. Our customers range from among the largest, global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to small, family-owned businesses. They each have one thing in common – the promise of Axalta quality. Our employees are committed to providing the best possible customer experience with service and product support that sustains every brand we make.
Axalta today announced the official opening of a new, state-of-the-art Refinish Training Center in Midrand, Johannesburg. The Company recently announced the opening of a new refinish facility at the same location at the end of 2018. The 1000m2 Training Center is home to Axalta’s global refinish brands Spies Hecker, Standox, Duxone, Challenger and Nason Finishes.
For the ninth consecutive year, a team from Axalta in Belgium, has participated in the annual Kom op Tegen Kanker (KOTK) 1,000km cycle ride, raising over 5,000Euros for this leading Belgian cancer charity. From 30 May to 2 June 2019, Axalta’s enthusiastic eight-strong team of Belgian employees cycled the grueling 1,000km across Belgium in very hot and humid conditions.
Axalta has announced that Michael Cash has resigned as Senior Vice President and President of Axalta's Industrial Coatings business, effective May 31, 2019, to pursue an opportunity outside of the coatings industry. Mr. Cash will be succeeded by Rajeev Rao, who currently serves as Axalta's Vice President, Global Powder and Business Development / Strategy, Industrial Coatings, and David Heflin, who currently serves as Axalta's Vice President, Global Industrial Coating Systems.