Axalta Coating Systems Receives Worthington Industries 2015 Certified Supplier Award

Axalta Earns Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE:AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, was recognized as a certified supplier for the eighth consecutive time by Worthington Industries at their recent supplier event in Columbus, Ohio. The award recognizes Axalta’s tough, durable and environmentally responsible coatings in conjunction with excellent service and support to Worthington Industries in 2015.

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Worthington Industries' David Cepek, Director of Cylinders Purchasing (left) and Paul Lilko, Directo ...

Worthington Industries' David Cepek, Director of Cylinders Purchasing (left) and Paul Lilko, Director of Cylinders Quality (right) present 2015 Certified Supplier Award to Michael Stuhldreher, Axalta Market Development Manager. (Photo: Axalta)

To become a Worthington Certified Supplier, Axalta was required to meet or exceed a number of product performance standards as well as quarterly on-time delivery evaluations of the Alesta® and E-Coat products it supplies to Worthington Industries. Suppliers are evaluated for continued improvement practices as well as price competitiveness and quality testing results.

“Axalta is a valuable powder coating supplier to Worthington,” said Rick Flury, Worthington Industries Purchasing Manager. “Axalta first became a certified supplier for Worthington in 2007 and this is the eighth consecutive year they have received this award. Axalta also was Supplier of the Year in 2009.”

“Axalta is honored to receive the prestigious 2015 Certified Supplier award from Worthington Industries,” said Mike Stuhldreher, Axalta Market Development Manager. “As an eight-time consecutive certified supplier recipient, Axalta continues to cultivate its partnership with this highly respected customer through team-oriented selling and service, high quality products, and organizational alignment.”

Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2016 fiscal year sales of $2.8 billion. The company is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and a leader in manufactured metal products such as automotive aftermarket stampings, pressure cylinders, metal framing, metal ceiling grid systems and laser welded banks and is known for continually delivering solutions to its customers while exceeding expectations in quality, service and value.

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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