HIGH POINT, NC — Axalta announced a partnership with Palmetto Paint Specialties, a leading distributor for the automotive and industrial coatings markets in the Carolinas region. In the partnership with Axalta, Palmetto Paint will stock products from a variety of technologies that include lacquers, catalyzed coatings, UV curables, stains, glazes and dyes for the industrial wood market.

"We are delighted to partner with Palmetto Paint Specialties for the industrial wood coatings market. Customers in these markets will benefit from a network of a local dealer, fast order fulfillment from stock, and excellent after-sales service," said Wade Arnold, Vice President of Industrial Wood Coatings for Axalta.

"We pride ourselves on customer service and delivering the best service in the industry to a wide array of customers," said Tommy Hotchkiss, Operations Manager at Palmetto Paint Specialties. "Palmetto Paint Specialties got its start in the automotive and industrial markets, offering many products for each. Palmetto is now stepping into the wood coatings side and expects to bring the same customer service and dependability our existing customers have grown to expect."

For more information on Axalta industrial wood coatings, visit www.axaltawoodcoatings.com.

For more information on Palmetto Paint Specialties, visit www.palmettopaintspecialties.com.