By CRM Staff
Toronto, Ontario – February 25, 2019 – Axalta Coating Systems has announced its 2018 Supplier of the Year award winners.
The recipients of the award were BYK Additives, Chang Chun Plastics, Eastman Chemical Company, Element Fleet Management, GEO Specialty Chemicals, Rhenus Group, Rianlon Corporation, and Wanhua Chemical Group.
"Our success as a global leader in the coatings industry starts with our suppliers and the leading service and materials they provide that enable us to deliver high-quality products to our customers every day," said Robert W. Bryant, Axalta's chief executive officer. "With help from these outstanding suppliers, Axalta continues to deliver results."
Introduced back in 2016, the Axalta Supplier of the Year awards recognize suppliers around the world who have gone above and beyond expectations to provide exceptional products and services to its customers. Suppliers must meet specific Quality, Service, Technology, and Value criteria, as well as demonstrate their alignment with Axalta's stringent Sustainability expectations. In addition, suppliers must exhibit a strong commitment to continuous improvement and excellent performance delivery. Award winners are selected by Axalta’s global procurement team in collaboration with the company’s business, operations and technology teams from North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
"We are delighted to recognize and celebrate with our 2018 Suppliers of the Year and are grateful to have partners that are committed to helping Axalta serve our customers and achieve our business goals. Through our supplier awards program, we recognize partners who understand us, know our priorities, and help Axalta continue to drive long-term performance and leadership in our industries,” Bryant said.