Paul Quinn and Danny Taylor created pinstripe art during SEMA at Axalta s booth for industry associations charitable auction
GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems, a leading manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, showcased its leadership in coating and color technologies at the annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada but the heartfelt story is how the giving will continue after the event. Custom Pinstripers Paul Quinn and Danny Taylor used Axalta s brilliant paint colors to demonstrate their pinstriping mastery at the Axalta Engineered for Speed booth. The eight different artwork pieces will be auctioned off at the Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) fundraising gala and the annual National Auto Body Council industry (NABC) golf outing early next year.
NABC depends on its members and sponsors for funding, which is used in promoting the professionalism and integrity that exists in the collision repair industry
Companies like Axalta have made it possible for CIF to support collision repair professionals who have lost their livelihoods, stated Cheryl Boswell, CIF Treasurer. CIF will sell raffle tickets for the original artwork on January 15, 2015 during the annual gala in Palm Springs, CA. Thank you, Axalta, for your generosity in supporting CIF and our industry.
"NABC depends on its members and sponsors for funding, which is used in promoting the professionalism and integrity that exists in the collision repair industry, explained Nick Notte, NABC President. We would like to thank Axalta for its many contributions to our cause, and for providing this donation. We also appreciate Axalta s wonderful employees who work tirelessly on our board and committees. The artwork will be auctioned off on January 14, 2015 at Taquitz Creek Golf Course in Palm Springs, California during the annual NABC golf outing.
Axalta is an active member and proud sponsor of many industry and trade associations that support the collision repair industry. Axalta gives special thanks to the artists and full celebrity-line up at SEMA who helped us highlight our flagship refinish global brands Standox, Spies Hecker and Cromax.
About the Artists:
Paul Quinn is a respected airbrush and pinstriping artist and instructor in the custom paint industry. He has won four Top Gun Hot Hues brand awards, been featured on Speed Channel s Unique Whips and has authored numerous how-to articles for several trade magazines.
Danny Taylor, formerly of Taylor's House of Color, has approximately a 39-year work history in custom artistic automotive design. His work has been showcased approximately 350 times in national magazines and appeared on 63 covers.
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Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.
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