SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), has received the Best Partner award from FAW-Volkswagen (FAW-VW) in Qingdao. FAW-VW is a joint venture between FAW Group and Volkswagen Group which manufactures Audi and Volkswagen brand passenger cars for sale in China. FAW-VW and Axalta established a partnership in 1992. As its main coating supplier, Axalta participated in the co-construction of FAW-VW’s Qingdao paint workshop and provides AquaEC™ E-coat products, Eco-Concept coating primerless system, and two component clearcoats for their vehicles.
“We are very excited to receive this prestigious award as a recognition of the partnership between FAW-VW Qingdao and Axalta,” said James Chen, Transportation Coatings Business Director, Greater China for Axalta. “At Axalta, we’re committed to product quality, innovation and sustainability that will enable our OEM customers such as FAW-VW to meet the increasing demand for beautiful, durable, and environmentally responsible vehicles. We look forward to further providing quality coating solutions and value-added services to FAW-Volkswagen Qingdao and all our customers.”
Axalta’s AquaEC water-based high-performance electrocoats are formulated to provide reliable mechanical strength and superior corrosion protection. Recognized with an Energy Saving Award at the SURCAR International Awards 2016, Axalta’s Eco-Concept paint and process technology are designed to accelerate production in the light vehicle paint line.
For more information on Axalta’s AquaEC and Eco-Concept products, please visit axaltacs.com/lightvehicle.
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