Axalta acquires manufacturing site in Turkey

Axalta has acquired a manufacturing site in Çerkezköy, Turkey, for its Powder Coating business. The facility is currently being upgraded and will host the production of all Axalta’s powder product ranges.

Klaus Gast, business director for Axalta’s Powder Coatings business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), said: “This is an exciting opportunity for Axalta to grow its Powder Coatings business in the region. By purchasing an established powder manufacturing site, we will be able to service that market very quickly. Our customers in Turkey and the surrounding regions will enjoy even quicker responses to their increasing demand for high quality products.”

All of Axalta’s premium powder coatings products manufactured in Turkey will meet the requirements of Qualicoat Classes I and II and will be free of heavy metal pigmentation and TGIC (Triglycidyl Isocyanurate) free.