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Axalta Earns Ford Certification for Sustainable Manufacturing Practices in Brazil

Published on 2017-04-10. Author : SpecialChem

Axalta Coating Systems has recently received First place certification for best performance in the Environmental Management System category among the partner companies of the Ford Northeast Industrial Complex in Brazil. Ford has recognized companies with its manufacturing certification program since 2012. In addition to Axalta, 25 different companies that operate within Ford’s Northeast Industrial Complex were evaluated in 2016.

The Ford Certification

Ford Certification
Axalta Earns Ford Certification in Brazil

  • The certification, which is separated into two categories, Ford Areas and Partners Companies, considers the analysis of a monthly compliance indicator against the demands of Ford’s Environmental Management Scoring System
  • Among the items scored are Environmental Initiatives Implemented in the Area, Environmental Training and Participation in Ford’s Audits. To establish the ranking, a number of factors were evaluated including attendance, presence in periodic meetings, compliance with deadlines, results of audits and presentation of environmental initiatives

Affirming Axalta’s Commitment to Sustainable Manufacturing Practices

“We are very pleased that Axalta has been selected to receive this certification,” said Reginaldo Saloio, Light Vehicle OEM & APC Business Manager. “This drives us to continue to innovate and improve our processes and programs, while measuring our performance across operations, environment, and safety to ensure we are responding to the market needs and exceeding our customers’ expectations.”

“It is an honor to receive this certification because it affirms Axalta’s commitment to sustainable manufacturing practices. We manage our facilities across the globe with a focus on environmental stewardship, as well as product and process safety,” added David Zwier, Axalta’s Global Account Director for Ford Motor Company. “It’s rewarding to receive this recognition that reflects not only the qualities of our products, but also the processes and support we put in place to better serve our customers.”

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is one of the leading global companies focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, its coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.

About Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand

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