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Axalta’s Houston Refinish and Powder Coatings Learning and Development Center Grand Opening


October 20, 2015
By Business Wire News

GLEN MILLS, Pa.

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, is hosting the grand opening of its Houston Refinish and Powder Coatings Learning and Development Center on October 29th. This one-of-a-kind dual training center will serve thousands of collision repair and commercial coatings professionals throughout Texas and the southern United States.

The event will feature special guest speaker Ray Evernham, three-time NASCAR® champion crew chief and host of Velocity’s TV show AmeriCarna, and the recipients of Axalta’s Collision Repair Scholarship and Grant which will help prospective and current students attend Universal Technical Institute to prepare for a career in the collision repair industry.

Media are invited to attend the event, participate in a NASCAR driving simulator, tour the facility and even spray paint. Please R.S.V.P. via the link: www.axaltacs.com/us/houstonopens

   
Who: Nigel Budden, Axalta Vice President and Head of its North American business; Ray Evernham, Champion Crew Chief and TV Host; Houston Rocket Cheerleaders
 

What:

Grand Opening of Axalta’s Houston Refinish and Powder Coatings Learning and Development Center

 
When: Oct. 29, 2015 Registration 9:30 a.m. Event 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
 
Where:

Axalta’s Refinish and Powder Coatings Learning and Development Center

6800 Genard Rd.
Houston, TX 77041
 

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 nearly 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,800 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 axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

Axalta Coating Systems
John Nolan, 703-987-8624
John.a.nolan@axaltacs.com