HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announces a modernization project to advance sustainability at its powder manufacturing center in Houston, Texas. Anticipated to finish by the end of 2018, the project aligns with Axalta’s commitment to sustainability and environmentally responsible manufacturing practices.
Axalta’s plan aims to streamline the powder coating manufacturing process and will include the installation of latest generation processing equipment including dosing systems designed to improve quality and reduce waste, water consumption and cleaning time. Additional implementation of packaging systems will lead to productivity improvements. Production throughout the facility will continue at full capacity during the installation of the new equipment.
“We are excited to initiate these sustainable growth initiatives for our powder coating business,” said Keith Ort, Axalta Director of Operational Excellence. “These changes will increase opportunities to further enhance the production of our powders to the benefit of our customers, our business and our impact on the environment.”
To learn more about Axalta Coating Systems powder coatings, visit www.axalta.us/powder.
For more on Axalta’s sustainability initiatives and to read our 2014-2015 sustainability report, visit http://www.axaltacs.com/axaltasustainability
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 axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.