Axalta Coating Systems is expanding its Jacksonville,TX, production facility. The 30,000-sq ft expansion is to be completed in the first quarter of 2019, and will increase the company’s liquid industrial coatings production capacity in North America by approximately 1-million gallons a year. “We’re enthusiastic about the continued investment and development in the site’s manufacturing and formulation capabilities” said David Heflin, Axalta vice-president, Global Industrial Coating Systems. “This expansion will allow our team to continue to deliver high volume and world class solutions that address the evolving needs of our customers.” The plant has seen continued growth over the past year, the company said. It specializes in waterborne, low-VOC and solvent-based coatings, in addition to other products.