About Axalta2019-02-07T07:25:48+10:00

Overview

In 2016, Axalta celebrated 150 years in the coatings industry. From the inception of our business in 1866 to the manufacture of next generation environmentally compatible products demanded in the 21st century, we have continued to evolve. What has not changed is a tradition of quality, technology, innovation, and leadership that puts our customers first.

Singular focus on providing brilliant coatings sets us apart. Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global coatings company dedicated solely to the development, manufacture, and sale of liquid and powder coatings. Axalta products increase durability, enhance productivity and add beauty. We provide a range of performance and transportation coatings for manufacturers of light and commercial vehicles, the refinish aftermarket and for many industrial coating system applications. Innovative products and services include paint and powder, color matching tools, application technologies and customer training, support and business management systems.

Our scale ensures we can deliver innovative coating systems around the world.

Performance Coatings for Refinish and Aftermarket Applications

Axalta’s refinish systems are designed to enable the refinish shop to make vehicles look like new. With an array of paint colors and tints, color matching technologies and customer support, Axalta products and services are available around the world to help refinish technicians provide a result that meets customer approval each and every time. Our refinish products – primers and undercoats, basecoats and clearcoats – are each formulated to meet the needs of body shops operating in different climates and coating different substrates such as metal, plastic and the newest composite materials. Our latest generation waterborne coatings are intended to meet the most stringent environmental standards while providing better hiding with fewer coats than conventional products. Handheld spectrophotometers and manual fan decks are designed to facilitate quick color matching and enhance productivity.

Transportation Coatings for Commercial Vehicles

Our transportation coatings are found on a wide range of medium and heavy duty trucks and buses and serve the needs of body builders creating customized vehicles. Our products are designed to meet demanding specifications for original manufacture and aftermarket applications. On the rails, our coatings deliver superior performance on locomotives, light rail, high performance cars, passenger carriages, high speed trains, tramways and mass transit cars.

Transportation Coatings for Commercial Vehicles

Our transportation coatings are found on a wide range of medium and heavy duty trucks and buses and serve the needs of body builders creating customized vehicles. Our products are designed to meet demanding specifications for original manufacture and aftermarket applications. On the rails, our coatings deliver superior performance on locomotives, light rail, high performance cars, passenger carriages, high speed trains, tramways and mass transit cars.

Performance Coatings for Industrial Applications

Axalta liquid and powder coatings serve many different industries which can demand decorative color finishes, corrosion and heat resistance, and durability. Electrical insulation coatings for components of motors, generators and transformers help create greater efficiencies.

Both liquid and powder coatings are used on light and commercial vehicle components such as seat frames, shock absorbers, springs and high temperature surfaces such as exhaust lines. Job coaters and industrial OEMs rely on more than a dozen Axalta products for use on a spectrum of materials from furniture, coils, drums, skis and other sporting and exercise equipment to fencing, shelving, and white goods and other appliances as well as on agricultural and construction equipment. Functional powder coatings are used on underground and sub-sea oil and gas pipelines, rebar and valves. In the architectural arena, Axalta coatings meet the demands of exterior building cladding and window trim preventing corrosion and provide colors that contribute to the architectural intent. Liquid coatings serve residential customers in Mexico.

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