As an FSAE partner, Axalta will offer its waterborne refinish coatings, training and counseling, and car body spraying service to the NUS Eco Team, which consists of 16 selected undergraduate students. The students will participate in various SAE competitions for undergraduate students around the globe.
"By sharing and relaying the value of innovation, technologies, and sustainability to the next generation, Axalta becomes part of students' educational journey," said Sobers Sethi, president of Emerging Markets, Axalta Coating Systems. "This partnership enables both the University and Axalta to invest in the future of automotive engineers and provides a formal platform for regular engagements with students to foster their career development."
Axalta's professional spraying team will coat the racing cars with its environmentally responsible coating products. The students will learn from Axalta's educational sessions, including knowledge on advanced coating technologies and the advantages of using sustainable coating on a race car.
Axalta will also share industrial insights through campus talks to ignite students' interest in the coatings industry.