Axalta to sponsor Vehicle Painting category at National Competition

Axalta is the Principal Category Partner supporting the Vehicle Painting category at the 2016 WorldSkills Australia National Competition, Melbourne.

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colourful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, Axalta’s coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials they coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the more than 12,800 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in more than 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.

“Axalta’s passion is to continuously improve the quality of training and educational outcomes for young people who dream of becoming the ‘best of the best’ at vehicle refinishing. As a WorldSkills Australia Principal Category Partner, we believe that Regional and National Competitions have proven year after year to help improve competitor’s skills, build their confidence, and expose them to the latest technology and techniques. Axalta is very proud to support these exceptional young Australians and provide them with new opportunities for growth,” said Paul Polverino, National Training Manager of Axalta Coating Systems.

“At Axalta, we believe that the young men and women who have chosen vehicle refinishing as their life’s vocation need to be supported and encouraged if we are to have a sustainable industry. It is this philosophy and passion for our industry that drives us to supporting WorldSkills Australia.”