Axalta Coating Systems receives Volvo Cars Quality Excellence Award

WUPPERTAL, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, was presented with the Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE) Award at a dedicated ceremony held at Axalta’s Wuppertal, Germany, site on June 30, 2015.

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From left to right: Albrecht Luick, Axalta’s Business Director OEM in Europe, Middle East & Africa,  ...

From left to right: Albrecht Luick, Axalta’s Business Director OEM in Europe, Middle East & Africa, Dr. Norbert Weckes, Axalta’s plant manager in Wuppertal, Lennart Kajupank, Specialist - Paint & Surface Treatment at Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden and Chen Ming, Supplier Quality Manager, Volvo Car Corporation, China (Photo: Axalta Coating Systems)

The VQE Award is given to those companies that meet the Award requirements and score 100% on a set of criteria, as defined by Volvo Cars, that measure excellence in different operational areas, including Trust, Logistics and Certificates.

Patrick de Wolf, Axalta’s Technical & Commercial Leader, said, “The work that leads up to being recognised with an award like this doesn’t happen overnight. It takes many people, working as a team, with a clear united focus on delivering the very best products and services possible to our customers.”

Dr. Norbert Weckes, Axalta’s site leader for Wuppertal, received the award together with Albrecht Luick, Axalta’s Business Director OEM, EMEA. Weckes said, “We are all driven to perform better every day, so our team is very proud to get this award. It is good to see that hard work and dedication to quality performance pays off.”

About Axalta Coating Systems

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 more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the over 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 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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