Axalta has been a sponsor of the award for more than 10 years. Scott Diaz, an Axalta Training Manager, presented King with the award before an audience of several hundred at the Fairmont Hotel. “Axalta is pleased to present the Technician of the Year award. Technicians are invaluable, in that they are the direct users of our refinish products and they help restore cars to their original beauty, utilizing Axalta's exceptional paint products. We appreciate their knowledge, attention to detail and all they do to help demonstrate brilliant color,” Diaz stated.