Axalta Named A 2023 General Motors Supplier Of The Year

Axalta Coating Systems was honoured by General Motors as a top global supplier of 2023 during the vehicle manufacturer’s annual Supplier of the Year event held in Miami, Florida, USA.

“We are proud to be recognised by General Motors again as a 2023 Supplier of the Year,” said Hadi Awada, President Global Mobility Coatings at Axalta. “Through our strong relationship, we provide innovative products like AquaEC and our low carbon footprint sustainable coating system, [along with] services like our COATS Model to GM, and strive to help them create advanced vehicles while also furthering our mutual sustainability goals.”

Jeff Morrison, Vice President Global Purchasing and Supply Chain at General Motors, said: “We’re honoured to partner with these top suppliers who have made notable contributions to our transformation. Together, we’re pushing boundaries, pioneering new technologies and redefining what’s possible. Their innovation and support are critical to helping us deliver the world-class vehicles our customers have come to expect.”

A global, cross-functional GM team selects Supplier of the Year award winners based on performance, innovation, cultural alignment with GM’s values, and commitment to achieving the company’s goals.

The selection process focuses on customers in every aspect of supply chain decision-making, with the framework prioritising three core values: safety, inclusion and relationships. The values underpin all other priorities, including sustainability, innovation, execution, resilience and profitability.