Axalta to Award “Best in Blue” Honor at Hagley Car Show

GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings (NYSE:AXTA), will present a “Best in Blue” award to one automobile owner in commemoration of its North American Automotive Color of the Year 2016–Brilliant Blue at the Hagley Car Show in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Axalta to present "Best in Blue" award at the Hagley Car Show in honor of its North American Automotive Color of the Year 2016, Brilliant Blue. (Photo: Axalta)

Axalta will exhibit and display Brilliant Blue throughout the event. The No. 88 Axalta Chevrolet SS show car, driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr. will also be available for attendee photo opportunities. The car show will feature more than 500 antique and restored cars, trucks, and motorcycles that date from the early 1900s through 1991; pedal car races; simulators; festival foods; a parade of vehicles and more.

Who: Axalta Coating Systems North America Representatives
What: Hagley Car Show
When: September 18, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Best in Blue winner announced at 1:30. Parade begins at 2:00.)
Where: Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd. (Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141)
Wilmington, DE 19807

About Hagley

At Hagley, we invite people of all ages to investigate and experience the unfolding history of American business, technology, and innovation, and its impact on the world, from our home at the historic DuPont powder yards on the banks of the Brandywine.

For more information, call (302) 658-2400 weekdays or visit

About Axalta Coating Systems – Celebrating 150 Years in the Coatings Industry

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 and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

Axalta Coating Systems
Lisa Miree-Luke, +1 610-358-2228

Source: Axalta Coating Systems