2022-11-22 14:07Press release

Axalta’s Tlalnepantla Manufacturing Facility Celebrates 70 Years Supporting the Coatings Industry Around the Globe

Axalta's Tlalnepantla, Mexico, manufacturing facility recently celebrated 70 years supporting the global coatings industry.Axalta's Tlalnepantla facility celebrates 70 years

The plant produces innovative surface solutions for original equipment manufacturers of conventional and electric cars, light, medium and heavy-duty trucks and buses, refinish applications and color matching systems, among others.

Mexico City, November 22, 2022 -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global coatings company, announced today that its Tlalnepantla, Mexico manufacturing facility recently celebrated 70 years supporting the global coatings industry. The plant opened in 1952 and initially focused on manufacturing automotive refinish products.

Over the years, Axalta has invested in the facility to drive improved production innovation that enables the site to export products to other regions such as North America, Central America, Asia Pacific and South America. Tlalnepantla manufactures the company’s new Cromax® Gen, a next generation basecoat technology, for customers in Latin America, the United States and Canada.

“We are proud to celebrate 70 years of success thanks to the commitment and dedication of each one of our employees who have been part of the strong history of the Tlalnepantla site,” said Daniel Salcido, President of Axalta Mexico and Vice President of Refinish Axalta Latin America. “We also have a supportive distributor network and customers who trust us to provide the quality products and solutions they have come to expect.”

“Axalta has supported the coatings industry for more than 150 years,” added Fabián Castillo, Axalta Tlalnepantla Plant Manager. “We are a significant part of that history and Axalta’s commitment to Mexico and beyond. We have become a world-class production facility and one of the company’s largest operation centers globally.”

The Tlalnepantla plant is certified as Clean Industry, ISO 14001:2015, Integral Responsibility and Responsible Care 14001:2015 in Health, Safety and Environment. For quality, the plant is certified International Automotive Task Force (IATF) and ISO9000.

Axalta’s Tlalnepantla site has expanded to include a Training Center and the largest Axalta Distribution Center in Mexico. It is one of the company's three manufacturing facilities in Mexico. Globally, Axalta has 47 manufacturing plants.

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is a global leader in the coatings industry, providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable coatings solutions. From light vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, building facades and other industrial applications, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enhance durability. With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the global team at Axalta continues to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in over 140 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axalta.com and follow us on LinkedIn and @axalta on Twitter.