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Axalta Employees to Celebrate General Motors Supplier of the Year Award at Plant-Wide Event

June 16, 2015
By Business Wire News


What: Axalta Coating Systems will host a celebratory event at its Mt. Clemens manufacturing plant in honor of Axalta receiving the General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year award.
In March, GM recognized 78 of its best global suppliers during its 23rd annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony in Detroit. Winning suppliers from around the world received the award for going above and beyond GM’s requirements
Axalta company executives and community leaders will make presentations. Axalta employees will also feature GM vehicles from personal collections during a company car show.
In addition, the Frank Beckmann Show on WJR AM-760 will air a special live broadcast from the celebration. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel will be the show’s guest host. The Show airs from 9 a.m. – noon.
Where: Axalta’s Mt. Clemens facility parking lot

400 Groesbeck Hwy. Mt. Clemens, MI 48043

When: June 19, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Who: Scheduled speakers include:
— Mark Hackel – Macomb County Executive
— State Representative Marilyn Lane
— Barb Dempsey – Mayor of Mount Clemens
— Steve Markevich – Axalta Senior Vice President and President of Axalta’s Light Vehicle OEM business
— Joseph Campbell – Axalta Mt. Clemens Plant Manager

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 more than 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
John Wray, +1 586-789-7463