Axalta Coating Systems to Acquire Supplier of Thermoplastic Powder Coatings
Axalta Coating Systems has acquired a leading supplier of thermoplastic powder coatings.
The company has acquired Plascoat Systems Limited, from its parent company, International Process Technologies (IPT) Ltd. As part of the transaction, Axalta will take over both Plascoat manufacturing facilities in Farnham, England and Zuidland, Netherlands.
Established in 1952, Plascoat has pioneered the science behind the formulation, manufacturing, and application of thermoplastic polyolefin coatings. Plascoat’s industry-leading product portfolio includes "Plascoat PPA 571", a flexible, tough and highly durable plastic coating used for a wide variety of outdoor applications, "Talisman", a hard wearing, tough plastic coating used extensively in the dishwasher basket coating market, and "Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua", a plastic coating for potable water pipes.
Meeting corrosion resistance demands
"Over the last 65 years, Plascoat has led the way in developing innovative, environmentally responsible coatings that meet the high corrosion resistance demands of customers around the globe,” said Michael Cash, Axalta Senior Vice President and President, Industrial Coatings. "We look forward to bringing this knowledge and expertise into Axalta to augment our existing thermoplastic powder coatings business and provide even more innovative products and solutions to our customers.”
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