Axalta Received Excellence Award from Volvo Bus in India

MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has been named the winner of the ‘Volvo Bus Excellence Award’ in the field of “Delivery Excellence 2014,” in an award judged by the Volvo Buses purchasing team in India. The award was presented to Axalta Coating Systems India Pvt. Ltd. during the Volvo Buses, India – Supplier Conference 2014 in December at Bengaluru.

From left to right: Mr. VRV Sriprasad, Managing Director - Volvo Bus India, Mr. Abouayoub Abdennasse ...

From left to right: Mr. VRV Sriprasad, Managing Director - Volvo Bus India, Mr. Abouayoub Abdennasseur, Vice President - Global Purchasing Bus, Mr. Kishore Kotekar, Business Manager for Axalta Coating Systems, and Mr. Kaushik Raha, Business Development Manager, Axalta Coating Systems (Photo: Business Wire)

Axalta has partnered with Volvo Buses India since its inception in 2008. With skilled manpower and around-the-clock service, Axalta has maintained a record of zero logistical and service issues registered with Volvo Buses to date. Axalta has consistently provided innovative and quality coating solutions to Volvo Buses to support its growth as a leader of the bus industry in India.

Mr. VRV Sriprasad, Managing Director, Volvo Buses India, said, “Volvo Buses is committed to modernising the public transport landscape and to drive the quality of life for people in India. One of our core values is Care for Environment and our buses epitomize this. The association with Axalta is in line with this core value. We would like to congratulate Axalta for their support and look forward to a stronger partnership in the coming years.”

Mr. Vinay Rajadhyaksha, Managing Director Axalta India, said, “It brings us great pride to receive the ‘Delivery Excellence 2014 award’ from Volvo Buses in India. The award recognize the dedication we strive to deliver every day to Volvo Buses and all our customers across India. The award is a wonderful recognition of the Axalta team that supports our customers.”

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, Automotive refinish and commercial vehicles 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 us

About Volvo Buses in India

Volvo Buses has been in India since 2001 and has built a leading experience when it comes to high-performing bus applications. Volvo Buses has been driving the change in the industry introducing various firsts in India – including the true bus chassis concept, the low floor city bus concept, the multi-axle coaches, among a host of other technologies & concepts. This coupled with its state-of-the-art factory and overall profile of being a complete transport solutions provider, Volvo Buses is closely entwined with the progress in the Bus Industry. Volvo coaches today connect major cities across India, besides in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. About 1,300 Volvo city buses operate in 16 cities in the country and have played a key role in Driving Quality of Life for millions of people. Volvo Buses in India has the widest range of high-performing buses. Globally, Volvo Bus is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of large buses and coaches. It is the first company in the world to commercially introduce hybrid buses and has sold over 1,000 buses with this technology in 21 countries, backed by its core values of safety, quality and care for the environment.

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