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Axalta Announces Custom Finishes Calendar Competition

May 5, 2015 | By Business Wire News


From collision repair shops in Miami to hot rodders in Vancouver and everywhere in between, the custom calendar produced annually by Axalta Coating Systems since 1993 is rich in tradition. Many custom car enthusiasts throughout the United States endeavor to have their vehicles featured in the calendar. If your car is painted with one of Axalta’s brilliant paint systems it might just make the cover.

Axalta Custom Finishes Calendar Competition Runs through June 19, 2015. (Photo: Business Wire)

Axalta Custom Finishes Calendar Competition Runs through June 19, 2015. (Photo: Business Wire)

Axalta, a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the launch of its Custom Finishes Calendar Competition. Axalta is looking for motorized passenger vehicles including automobiles (imports or domestic), motorcycles, aircraft or watercraft, provided they are finished with Axalta custom finishes: Cromax® brand, Spies Hecker® brand or Standox® brand products. The Axalta Custom Finishes Calendar Competition began at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (EDT) on Friday, May 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 19, 2015. Entrants must own or have finished the vehicle entered into the competition and provide two photographs of the vehicle when entering.

Submitters may enter online only by visiting the contest website, then select “Call for Entries,” and complete the registration form in its entirety. Properly submitted entries that meet all eligibility requirements are subject to the official rules of the contest and will be judged by Axalta or its independent agent, whose decisions are final. Judging will be based on “best use of color,” including finish quality, technical difficulty, design originality and artistic merit.

There will be 12 prizes awarded and winners will be determined on or before Monday, August 3, 2015. One Grand Prize winner will receive $1000, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, cover position on the 2016 Custom Finishes Calendar, one calendar page highlight and 35 copies of the 2016 calendar. There will be 11 First Prizes, each of which include $500 cash, a complimentary professional onsite photo shoot of the winning vehicle, one in-calendar page position and 35 copies of the 2016 calendar.

To learn more about how Axalta is #EngineeredForSpeed, follow us on our North America Refinish social media channels.

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 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.

Axalta Coating Systems
Richard R. Ruberti, Sr., +1 610-358-5236


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