Axalta Coating Systems, a manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, is expanding its customer support by breaking ground on an 18,000 sq. ft. center to train coating professionals in Houston, Texas.
According to the firm “this unique center will be adjacent to Axalta’s Houston powder coating manufacturing plant and serve both refinish body shop customers and customers who apply powder coatings for a variety of markets ranging from oil and gas pipelines to general industrial custom coaters. The center is expected to draw thousands of Axalta customers to attend instructor-led courses and gain hands-on experience at the new facility."
“We look forward to assisting our customers in advancing their skills and knowledge in an effort to help them to enhance their ability to increase shop productivity, safety and quality,” said Gilles Georges, Axalta’s Powder Coatings Business Director in North America. “We are motivated every day to give them an exceptional Axalta experience.”
“The facility will incorporate best practices that have been established in other Axalta training centers,” said Matt Robertson, Axalta’s Refinish Collision Business Director, North America. “It will utilize the most current Axalta product technologies in the shop areas and the latest in audio visual classroom technology. The Houston training center will represent another significant, long-term investment in our customers and in our industry.” The facility is scheduled to open Summer 2015.