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Axalta Coating Systems Celebrates One Year of Independence

Accomplishments over past year include launching logo, name and social media channels, creating IntelliMist automatic spraybooth humidifier and many more.

It has been one year since Axalta Coating Systems, formerly of DuPont, was sold and became an independent organization. In recognition of its one-year anniversary, the company has listed some of its key accomplishments over the past year:

• Logo, name and social media channels launched

• Nap-Gard High Tg 7-2555 product launched to help customers extract oil from greater depths and extreme conditions

• EcoTrek wins at SEMA Show, painted with Axalta paint

• Axalta Racing launched to continue 22-year sponsorship of Hendrick Motorsports

• Axalta Racing reveals Axalta No. 24 Chevrolet SS paint scheme at NASCAR races

• Creation of IntelliMist automatic spraybooth humidifier

• 3-D vehicle renderings using digital technology

• 60+ Years Color Report

• Ranked fifth-largest coatings company in the world

• 2013 Color Report

• Axalta scientists speak at University of Pennsylvania lecture series

• R&D Symposium

• Global and North America headquarters move to Philadelphia and Glen Mills, Pa., respectively

• Cromax paint brand launch

• 2013 Color Popularity Report

• Purchase of R&D reactor to accelerate new product development at technology center

• Recipient of Daimler Truck’s North America Master’s of Quality Award

• Axalta partners with Optima to help customers with their overall Web presence and marketing tactics

• Launched Rival conomy brand

• Launched new damage production management courses for heavy-duty truck market

• Launched Alesta-architects collection


"We had a really good year," said Nigel Budden, vice president of Axalta Coating Systems North America. "Our business is now focused on investing for growth. It’s very important that we have a strategy where everyone recognizes what’s going on and that we’re ahead of the curve.  We have a very clear strategy, we know what we’re going to do."

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