Element Fleet Management was named Supplier of the Year for paint-and-coating manufacturing company Axalta, the fleet management company announced.

"We are thrilled to receive this honor," said Kristi Webb, president and CEO, Element Fleet Management, North America. "This award is truly a testament to the dedicated and hard-working Element employees who are committed to providing our customers with exceptional products and services."

Axalta recognized Element Fleet Management with the award during their annual awards ceremony. The award thanks Element for their critical role in delivering superior products and services to Axalta customers worldwide, according to Element.

"This program recognizes our partners who provide the highest quality and most competitive raw materials and services to Axalta, enabling us to be a leader in the industry and, equally important, to develop the innovative technologies and customer-focused services for which we are known," said Martin Horneck, Axalta's senior vice president and chief procurement officer.

The winning suppliers were judged by their ability to provide excellent quality, service, technology and pricing to Axalta.