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

GLEN MILLS, Pa., Oct 20, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) --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 29[th]. 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 Velocitys TV show AmeriCarna, and the recipients of Axaltas 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:

Who:Nigel Budden, Axalta Vice President and Head of its North Americanbusiness; Ray Evernham, Champion Crew Chief and TV Host; HoustonRocket Cheerleaders


Grand Opening of Axaltas Houston Refinish and Powder CoatingsLearning and Development Center

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

Axaltas Refinish and Powder Coatings Learning and DevelopmentCenter

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 and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn.

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