The leading coating company Axalta, announced that its Tlalnepantla facility, in Mexico, has shifted its manufacturing capabilities to produce more than 1,000 liters of hand sanitizer in response to COVID -19 pandemic. The sanitizer manufactured in Mexico donated to local healthcare facilities.
- Axalta’s Tlalnepantla team produced hand sanitizer that meets the World Health Organization’s (WHO) standards.
- The donation was made to essential care centers located in the Municipality of Tlalnepantla, such as Jurisdicción Sanitaria de Tlalnepantla.
- These efforts complement Axalta’s global support of coronavirus relief efforts which include, sending personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals in the United States, France, Belgium and Germany.
- Earlier company also provides more than 5,000 seat covers to medical professionals who can use the seat covers in their own cars to reduce the risk of transmitting the coronavirus when they are visiting those diagnosed with the virus.
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May 2020: Axalta, has announced partnership with Marathon Industries to coat truck bodies for the State of California’s COVID-19 response team using its Tufcote industrial products.
April 2020: Axalta, had announced the construction of latest phase of its Jiading plant in Shanghai, to produce the environmentally responsible waterborne coatings in China. The new phase is expected to be operational by 2021. China is a world’s largest automotive market and second-largest car parts supplier.
April 2020, In response to COVID-19, Axalta announced that it is leveraging its global operations and technical know-how to provide critical equipment and products to people and organizations in its local communities around the world.
November 2019, Axalta had completed the acquisition of Capital Paints LLC, a UAE-based thermosetting powder coatings manufacturer. Capital Paints will operate as one of three Axalta powder manufacturing facilities in the Emerging Markets region, with the others located in Malaysia and Indonesia.
Axalta is a leading global coating company, headquartered in Philadelphia, USA. The company provides innovative, colorful, and sustainable solutions across the world. Axalta has 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, and a workforce of 14,000 people serving more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, Axalta coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials to last longer