PHILADELPHIA--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce its inaugural Supplier of the Year awards. Axalta will honor top performing suppliers at an award ceremony and reception held in late February. The awards recognize the critical role that suppliers play in Axalta’s ability to deliver superior products and services to its more than 100,000 customers around the world.
“Exceptional raw materials and services are necessary for the development and production of exceptional products”
“Exceptional raw materials and services are necessary for the development and production of exceptional products,” explained Martin Horneck, Axalta Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. “Our ability to provide customers around the world with the superior products they expect from Axalta relies on our access to the highest quality and most competitive raw materials and services. The Axalta Supplier of the Year program will recognize those vendors who partner with us and enable us to meet our objectives.”
Suppliers will be selected from among the company’s global procurement base across Axalta’s operations in North America, Latin America, Asia- Pacific, and in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Cross-functional stakeholders from Axalta’s R&D/Technology, Operations, and Procurement organizations selected the recipients based on four key criteria: quality, service, technology and price. In accordance with Axalta’s own focus on customer service, accountability and innovation, eligibility will also be dependent on the supplier’s ability to exhibit consistent product availability and commitment to continuous improvement in performance and service.
About Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.