Axalta Coating Systems Earns General Motors "Supplier of the Year" Award

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, was named a “Supplier of the Year” by General Motors (GM) at its Supplier of the Year awards ceremony last week. Winning suppliers from around the world received the award for going above and beyond GM’s requirements, which are designed to provide customers with the most innovative technologies and the industry’s best quality.

“These companies are the best-of-the-best suppliers and deserving of special recognition for their outstanding contributions,” said Steve Kiefer, GM Vice President, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “We need them to continue to bring us their most innovative technologies, highest quality services and work, and we will continue to win together for the benefit of our customers.”

GM recognized 78 of its best global suppliers last Thursday evening during its 23rd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony. The Supplier of the Year award winners are chosen by a global team of GM purchasing, engineering, quality, manufacturing and logistics executives.

“The Axalta team around the world is proud to accept this recognition from GM,” said Steve Markevich, Axalta Senior Vice President and President of its OEM coatings segment. “This is a great accomplishment by the entire Axalta team and it is one that we will use as a building block for future success.”

About Axalta Coating Systems

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 more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 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.

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