Axalta India Receives Best Performance Vendor Award from Tata Marcopolo - BodyShop Business

Axalta India Receives Best Performance Vendor Award from Tata Marcopolo

Award marks third time Axalta has received this honor.

Kishore Kotekar, business manager - industrial coating solution, Axalta Coating Systems (left) and Amit Kumar, area manager, Axalta Coating Systems (right) received this award from V. G. Prasad, head FBV – Tata Motors (center).Axalta Coating Systems in India received the Best Performance Award from Tata Marcopolo Motors Ltd, an India-based joint venture between Tata Motors and Marcopolo S.A. of Brazil. The award was based on the parameters of safety, delivery, quality, cost and service.

With daily production reaching almost 70 buses during its peak season, Tata Marcopolo has become one of Asia’s leading bus manufacturers. This is the third consecutive year that Tata Marcopolo selected Axalta Coating Systems for this award.

“We are very proud to receive this prestigious award,” said Vinay Rajadhyaksha, managing director, Axalta Coating Systems India Pvt. Limited. “The award recognizes the close collaboration between Tata Marcopolo and our team. We look forward to strengthening our successful partnership by offering distinguished and innovative services to support Tata Marcopolo’s growth.”

Added Vinay K. Pathak, CEO of Tata Marcopolo, “It is with great pleasure that we grant this award to the Axalta team. The award shows our appreciation for Axalta’s quality services that has helped to grow our competitiveness in the market.”

Axalta has been Tata Marcopolo’s exclusive coatings supplier since 2008, and Axalta says two of its systems in particular contributed to the award.  Axalta’s wet-on-wet paint system has supported Tata Marcopolo’s more than five-fold increase in production by offering increased productivity and energy savings. In addition, Axalta’s value engineering programs have helped improve Tata Marcopolo’s production line by improving the skills of workers and reducing costs, according to the company.

More information:

Axalta Coating Systems

You May Also Like

Registration Now Open for 2024 UK Garage and Bodyshop Event

The UK Garage and Bodyshop Event is set to return for its second edition June 5-6 at the National Exhibit Center in Birmingham, England.

Attendee registration is now open for the UK Garage and Bodyshop Event, which is set to return for its second edition June 5-6 at the National Exhibit Center in Birmingham, England.

This one-of-a-kind national event — with free parking and breakfast provided — promises to provide an unparalleled opportunity this year for body shop professionals to access dynamic training, cutting-edge technologies and essential tools for their trade.

Collision Advice Workshop Headlines NORTHEAST 2024 Education

Mike Anderson and his team will bring their one-of-a-kind brand of seminars to the NORTHEAST Show March 15-17 in Secaucus, N.J.

HD Repair Forum Announces Dates and Location for Technical Training

The HD Repair Forum will be hosting technical training April 26-27, 2024 at the Hyatt Regency in Frisco, Texas.

WIN Announces Speakers, Programs for 2024 Conference

The conference, which this year is themed “Dream Out Loud,” will celebrate women in the collision repair industry.

Auto Care Connect Announces First Keynote Speaker for 2024 Event

Trend Hunter Chief Content Officer Armida Ascano specializes in trend forecasting and will discuss internet culture and consumer behavior in the digital age.

Other Posts

HD Repair Forum Advisory Board Welcomes New Members in 2024

The board leads the focus and direction of the HD Repair Forum’s annual conference.

AASP/NJ to Award $5K in NORTHEAST Dollars at Upcoming Show

Ten randomly selected show attendees will receive $500 toward the purchase of tools and equipment on the show floor.

NORTHEAST to Feature AASP/NJ’s Fourth Annual Young Technician Awards

Each award recipient will receive $2,500 in tools and equipment to help them build their toolkit toward a successful career in collision repair. 

HD Repair Forum Opens Registration to Collision Conference

The HD Repair Forum announced that registration is now open for their annual collision industry conference April 24-25, 2024 in Frisco, Texas.