PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA) today announced its 2017 Supplier of the Year award winners. The award recognizes top suppliers who went above and beyond expectations to ensure that Axalta provides exceptional products to customers every day.
This year’s winners are: Altana, Asahi Kasei Group, Chemours, Eastman Chemical Company, Element Fleet Management, HCL Technologies, LyondellBasell, Oxiteno, Rhenus Group, Rianlon Corporation, and Wanhua Chemical.
“Congratulations to our 2017 Supplier of the Year award winners who are being recognized for their contributions to Axalta and for being great business partners,” said Charles Shaver, Axalta Chairman and CEO. “Having suppliers who understand us and know our priorities has been extremely important to our success and positions us well for continued strong performance. We are steadfast in our commitment to providing customers with the highest levels of service and fit for purpose products. To do that, we need top suppliers who can partner with us to provide products on-time and to the proper specifications. Each of our Supplier of the Year award winners has a proven track record of delivering time and again. We thank them for their partnership and commitment to performance.”
Suppliers were selected based on their ability to meet specific Quality, Service, Technology, and Value criteria, as well as their ability to meet Axalta’s Compliance & Sustainability Requirements.
“We are proud that each Supplier of the Year award winner is committed to providing exceptional products or services to Axalta in an ethical way, with minimal impact to the environment,” continued Shaver. “Sustainability is integral to our growth strategy and our reputation and we expect the same strong commitment to sustainability from our supplier partners.”
“We are delighted to recognize and celebrate with our 2017 Suppliers of the Year,” added Dan Key, Axalta Senior Vice President of Operations, Procurement, and Supply Chain. “We recognize that our success as a company starts at the beginning of our supply chain, with the components that go into our products and the services that help us deliver our products to our customers around the globe. We are grateful to have partners that are committed to helping us serve our customers and achieve our business goals.”
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 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 13,300 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 axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.