Axalta Coating Systems Earns Daimler Trucks North America Masters of Quality Supplier Award

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has received its 17th Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Masters of Quality Supplier Award. Selected suppliers are top quality providers of components and services for Daimler’s Freightliner and Western Star truck brands.

The annual program, now in its 29th year, recognizes outstanding suppliers that have received high scores on their quality, delivery, technology and cost performance as measured on a balanced scorecard basis. According to DTNA, these suppliers demonstrate an on-going commitment to continuously improving the quality of their products, support to DTNA and overall performance of their businesses.

“Daimler’s recognition is a great honor for the entire Axalta Coating Systems team,” said Joseph Wood, Axalta’s Vice President–Commercial Transportation Coatings. “The award acknowledges our commitment to put our customers first, one of our company’s values. We strive to do this every day by supplying not only the best products but also the best customer service and support. We look forward to continuing this tremendous relationship with Daimler Trucks North America.”

DTNA Chief Operating Officer Roger Nielsen praised the suppliers stating, “2015 was a very successful year for Daimler Trucks North America. We continued to be North America’s quality and market share leader and maintain our position as a technology leader. Our suppliers play a significant role in our success as they work in partnership with Daimler Trucks North America to help the company meet its goals. The Masters of Quality award winners represent the ‘best of the best’ amongst our suppliers and their work is crucial to our continued success.”

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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.

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