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Axalta Coatings Partners with Farrell-Calhoun Paint to Expand Distribution in Southeastern Region

High Point, NC –July 8, 2019: Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announced a new partnership with distributor Farrell-Calhoun Paint for the industrial wood coatings market. Axalta is the global leader in wood finishes, with a legacy that has been built on field-tested, market-driven products that satisfy the demands of an evolving marketplace. Axalta’s partnership with Farrell-Calhoun Paint will expand their commercial footprint across North America to better serve customers.

“We are delighted to partner with an industry leader like Axalta”, said Anthony Ward, Vice-President of Sales and Operations for Farrell-Calhoun Paint. “Our shared focus on customer service and color matching, combined with Axalta’s outstanding wood coating products gives us great expectations.”

“We are pleased to welcome Farrell-Calhoun Paint to our wood coatings distributor network and look forward to a successful partnership,“ said Wade Arnold, Vice President of Industrial Wood Coatings for Axalta. “Collaboration with a strong and innovative regional player like Farrell-Calhoun Paint is a crucial step to better serve our customers throughout the Southeastern region.”

Farrell-Calhoun Paint, based in Memphis, Tennessee, has been in operation since 1905. As a manufacturer of architectural and industrial coatings, Farrell-Calhoun remains focused on producing premium products that leave a lasting impression. Their commitment to quality and dedication to the customer has enabled Farrell-Calhoun to grow from a small two-store operation to 44 company-owned stores stretching from St. Louis, MO to Baton Rouge, LA and a dealer network that encompasses 13 states.

Axalta provides innovative wood coating technologies to our world-class distribution partners, and ensures our partners’ success through dedicated training in addition to comprehensive marketing and sales support. Our wood coatings provide durability and rich color to applications such cabinetry, furniture, millwork, and building products.

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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 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 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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