U-POL Position: Axalta closes acquisition of U-POL

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania — Global paint-supplier Axalta announced on Wednesday that it has officially closed on their acquisition of U-POL Holdings Ltd. “The acquisition of U-POL is another step in Axalta’s growth strategy and strengthens our global leadership position in the refinish coatings segment,” said Axalta CEO Robert Bryant.  “The addition of U-POL’s team, industry […]

Coatings Camaraderie: Axalta acquires U-POL Holdings

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — Axalta Coatings has acquired U-POL Holdings Limited from Graphite Capital Management LLP for £428 million (CND$ 739.3 million). Axalta plans to employ its already existing sales and distribution channels to grow U-POL’s product line and reach more customers. Robert Bryant, Axalta’s chief executive officer, says that by acquiring U-POL there are a […]

U-POL launches Rapid System refinishing line

The new Rapid System from U-POL. The company line includes includes Rapid System Body Filler, Glaze, Primer and Clearcoat.

Stockertown, Pennsylvania — May 31, 2017 — U-POL has just introduced the company’s new Rapid System line of advanced body repair products which it says were engineered to significantly reduce cycle times. The line includes Rapid System Body Filler, Glaze, Primer and Clearcoat. According to U-POL, Rapid System products can be used individually or as […]

In Memoriam: Cal Sanders of U-Pol

Cal Sanders was the founder of U-POL USA and an active participant in many committees and industry programs.

Stockertown, Pennsylvania — November 16, 2016 — It is with great regret that we must report the passing of Cal Sanders. Sanders was the founder of U-POL USA, a manufacturer of automotive refinishing products specializing in fillers, coatings, aerosols, adhesives and paint related products. However, many in the industry knew Sanders personally from his years […]