BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings
A brand of BASF - We create chemistry

BASF is the world’s leading chemical industry supplier to the automotive industry

BASF supplies and develops functional materials and solutions that enable vehicles to be built more efficiently and have a lower environmental impact, whatever powertrain technology they use. BASF products include engineering plastics, polyurethane and specialty foams, coatings, pigments, catalysts, fuel additives, coolants and brake fluids, as well as battery materials. With such an extensive range of products, BASF is the world’s leading chemical industry supplier to the automotive industry.

From steering wheels, coatings, seats, bumpers, grille opening reinforcements, instrument panels, roof linings and frames, catalytic converters, suspension components, cable sheathing, headrests, gearshift knobs, door coverings… and even the oil and gasoline, BASF chemistry is found in many components and functions within a vehicle.


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Replace average performance with high performance.

      • Enhance driving comfort and safety
      • Reduce emissions
      • Convert metal to plastic
      • Vehicle weight reduction
      • Reduce part complexity

The Coatings division of BASF is a global expert in the development, production and marketing of innovative and sustainable automotive OEM and refinish coatings. We create advanced solutions and drive performance, design and new applications to meet our partners’ needs all over the world. BASF coatings are created for the specialty automotive, commercial fleet and collision repair market.

BASF’s product portfolio includes products for multiple industries. A product that is compliant for one region, industry, application or end use, may not be compliant for another region, industry, application or end-use, and BASF accordingly disclaims all representations, conditions and warranties of fitness for a particular purpose.

To assist automotive refinish customer searching for information about BASF products that meet the VOC limits for automotive refinish use, BASF provides Wall Charts that list the products that are compliant with the automotive refinish VOC regulations in specific regions in North America (country, province, state, air districts). It is the responsibility of the purchaser/end-user to ensure they know and understand the regulations for their specific region, industry, application and end use and ensure that the products that they are using are compliant with all applicable regulatory requirements and any permits specific to their business.

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