The second production facility will enable Axalta to better respond to the increasing demand for high-quality metallic powder coatings, which are used specifically in architectural and design applications. Axalta's powder coatings product portfolio includes the ICONICA, Optimum Fine Textured, Anodic and Timeless collections as well as more than 150 currently available, off-the-shelf metallic powder coatings.
“The new equipment will create greater efficiency, faster turns and the ability to produce small batches at short notice as needed," said Klaus Gast, business director for Powder Coatings business in Europe.
Axalta’s metallic powder coatings meet the requirements of Qualicoat Classes I and II as well as GSB International quality standards Standard and Master. Bonded powder coatings have high UV stability and are very durable. The coated surfaces are characterized by high brilliance, optical depth and a wide variety of amazing color effects. Bonded metallic powder coatings are used in the coating of façade elements, profiles and aluminum and steel cladding as well as a coating for windows, doors and indoor and outdoor furniture.