Axalta, Doubles Capacity, Inaugurates another Plant in India

Axalta a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, which established its business in 1996, inaugurated its new coating manufacturing plant at Savli, Vadodara in Gujarat, India.

The new plant will double Axalta’s coating manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand for coatings in light vehicles, commercial vehicles, and industrial segments.

The 5,200 square meter plant is part of Axalta’s Savli manufacturing site that produces Axalta coatings for refinish, automotive parts, and commercial vehicle customers.

Axalta continues to make significant investment in India in line with its India growth strategy, claims the company. Since 2016, Axalta has opened a new and expanded Technology Center in Savli dedicated to the Indian automotive segment.

Its new Axalta India headquarters in Gurugram, within the National Capital Region, also hosts Axalta’s global IT and other back office functions. Axalta has continued to further invest and upgrade its refinish training centers throughout India to better serve customers in the growing market.

Taking advantage of the booming automotive market, Axalta Savli’s new plant will be able to expand production capacity of both high and low temperature cured coatings. The facility is also designed to scale up to produce waterborne coatings for customers’ conversion to more sustainable solutions. The new plant employs environmentally responsible processes and is designed for low emissions. This helps to ensure a healthy environment for the community and a sustainable future for Axalta.