Axalta Powder Coatings (formerly DuPont Powder Coatings) announces the assignment of Michael A. Wittenhagen as technical service manager.

Wittenhagen brings more than  20 years of powder coating experience to this position, including 14 years with DuPont & Herberts-O'Brien and most recently with The Powder Coating Institute. The Technical Service group that Wittenhagen joins will begin reporting through the Powder Sales organization. He will report directly to Joseph Friesl, North America Powder Sales Effectiveness and Business Development Leader.

“We are pleased to welcome Mike back to our organization,” Friesl said. “Mike is known as an industrious leader who is able to provide technical solutions and develop efficient coating solutions for our customers. Mike will help us build equity across our strong portfolio of brands that includes Alesta®, Nap-Gard®, Cormax® and Abcite®.”

Axalta Coating Systems
Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global provider of liquid and powder coatings to automotive OEM and Refinish, other transportation, general industrial and selected architectural and decorative customers. Top selling global liquid coating brands for the refinish sector are DuPont Refinish, Standox and Spies Hecker. Additional refinish products are available in selected markets. In the transportation sector, Imron is a leading liquid coating used by heavy-duty truck, rail, bus, fleet, trailer and body manufacturers, and marine and aircraft customers.