To become a Worthington Certified Supplier, Axalta was required to meet or exceed a number of product performance standards as well as quarterly on-time delivery evaluations of the Alesta®and E-Coat products it supplies to Worthington Industries. Suppliers are evaluated for continued improvement practices as well as price competitiveness and quality testing results.
“Axalta is a valuable powder coating supplier to Worthington,” said Rick Flury, Worthington Industries Purchasing Manager. “Axalta first became a certified supplier for Worthington in 2007 and this is the eighth consecutive year they have received this award. Axalta also was Supplier of the Year in 2009.”
“Axalta is honored to receive the prestigious 2015 Certified Supplier award from Worthington Industries,” said Mike Stuhldreher, Axalta Market Development Manager. “As an eight-time consecutive certified supplier recipient, Axalta continues to cultivate its partnership with this highly respected customer through team-oriented selling and service, high quality products, and organizational alignment.”
Worthington Industries is a leading global diversified metals manufacturing company with 2016 fiscal year sales of $2.8 billion. The company is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and a leader in manufactured metal products such as automotive aftermarket stampings, pressure cylinders, metal framing, metal ceiling grid systems and laser welded banks and is known for continually delivering solutions to its customers while exceeding expectations in quality, service and value.