SHANGHAI – Axalta Coating Systems has been certified as a Premium Partner by Mercedes-Benz aftermarket in China.

Under the terms of the partnership designation, Axalta will provide its flagship Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC waterborne coating products to Mercedes-Benz in China to support its collision repair business. Axalta also will provide color formulas to Mercedes-Benz dealer shops and repair facilities as new colors are introduced. Concurrently, Axalta will provide training to technicians from Mercedes-Benz, its dealer shops and other repair facilities.

“We have been working with Mercedes-Benz locally and globally for many years,” said Luke Lu, Vice President of Axalta and President of its business in China. “Becoming an aftermarket strategic partner is a recognition of Axalta’s sustainable and advanced product development, latest generation technologies, and excellent customer service.”