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Axalta SunRiser takes bronze

German students’ solar car takes third place in its class in the 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge with help from Axalta’s Voltatex technology The ThyssenKrupp SunRiser, a solar sports coupé, came third in the Cruiser Class of this year’s 2015 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia, based on solar kilometres travelled, passenger kilometres, speed, energy efficiency, and design and practicality. […]

Axalta lead discussion at EACC

At the recent European Coatings Conference on Automotive Coatings on 25-25 September in Düsseldorf, Germany, Dr. Klemens Bartmann, global technology director at Axalta Coating Systems, discussed how today’s advanced automotive coatings can favourably affect vehicle performance and fuel economy, benefitting both drivers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The conference focused on automotive performance beyond the engine and how modern coatings […]

Axalta announce new global innovation centre

Axalta Coating Systems announced that its new Global Innovation Centre will be located at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The 175,000 square foot facility will be home to Axalta’s global research, product development, and technology initiatives and partner with the Company’s other technology centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The project is being developed by Liberty Property Trust and […]

Axalta signs partnership with University

Axalta Coating Systems today signed a partnership agreement with the University of Oviedo, Spain. The first stage of this partnership will involve Axalta offering students internships at the company’s offices in Asturias, starting in November 2015. Four of the University’s best students, chosen based on their academic record, will be offered a six-month internship to work in the procurement, finance […]

Obituary – Nigel Glass

It is with great sadness that Axalta Coating Systems announces the death of Nigel Glass. He had been with the company since January 1997 and held the role of Manager of Key Accounts Fleet and Insurance, for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Refinish Systems at the time of his passing. ‘The sudden passing of Nigel has left us all […]

Standox offers summer tips

Standox has issued a number of tips to ensure that the recent hot temperatures, coupled with either increased or very low humidity, do not stand in the way of achieving the perfect finish. Here, Kevin Welling, training academy manager for Axalta Coatings Systems in the UK and Ireland, offers some valuable tips: Tip 1: Choose the right combination of hardener […]

Axalta receives Volvo quality excellence award

Axalta Coating Systems, was presented with the Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award at a dedicated ceremony held at Axalta’s Wuppertal, Germany, site on June 30, 2015. The VQE Award is given to those companies that meet the Award requirements and score 100% on a set of criteria, as defined by Volvo Cars, which measure excellence in different operational areas, […]

BB Body Repairers signs Axalta Apprentice

BB Body Repairers, a well-established bodyshop based in Dumfries, Scotland, has signed its newest trainee up to the Paint and Refinish Apprenticeship Programme from Axalta Coating Systems. Tom Beattie, the bodyshop’s owner, explains why the advantages of Axalta’s Apprentice Programme were the driver behind the decision and what he believes the choice will bring to his business. ‘BB Body Repairers […]

Axalta commissions new waterborne facility

Facility engineered to meet demand for high-quality, environmentally-responsible coatings. Axalta Coating Systems a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, commissioned its new waterborne manufacturing facility in Wuppertal, Germany, nine months after ground was broken on the project. The facility further expands Axalta’s substantial operations in Wuppertal and reflects Axalta’s commitment to produce environmentally responsible waterborne coating technology, for which […]

Axalta raises funds for leukaemia charity

Axalta Coating Systems is sponsoring a team of its UK employees to compete in the Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research Blenheim Palace triathlon, which takes place on 14 June 2015. The four-strong team will be raising money for the charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research, which has been working to beat blood cancer for over 50 years. Julian Lambert, technical support representative […]

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