Renault presents Axalta Coating Systems with Supplier Award for Innovation

BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, has been honoured with a supplier award for innovation for its new refinish fast-cure clearcoat technology by French car maker Renault, at a ceremony in Paris, France, which took place on 20 June 2016.

Axalta is the only company this year to receive an award from Renault in the innovation category.

Adrien Schrobiltgen, Axalta’s Vice President of Refinish Systems for Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Laurent Oliveras, Axalta’s Country Business Manager of Refinish Systems for France, received the award from M. Gaspar GASCON ABELLAN – Product Engineer Director for Renault, on behalf of Axalta.

Schrobiltgen says, “We are very honoured to have been selected by Renault for this award. Axalta is a company driven by the desire to help its customers achieve their goals, and that means we continually invest in developing new innovations to meet specific customer needs. We have just recently expanded our European Technology Center in Wuppertal, Germany, the home to our liquid coating research facilities where 300 professionals research and create next-generation coatings and services so that we can continue to deliver cutting-edge technology to our customers.”

Renault also gave out awards for Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility and Design at the event.

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Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colourful, 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 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to better serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit and follow us on Twitter @axalta and on LinkedIn.

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