BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings
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Data drives improvements, and BASF Refinish offers the latest and greatest in data collection and analysis. We supply our customers with the proper tools for data collection, experts to teach data analysis and networks to develop a customized plan based on the findings. Vision+ Expert Analysis walks customers through the processes and helps them become expert analysts themselves, with the support of our state-of-the-art tools.

Expert Analysis
  • OEM Expertise

    BASF coatings are used to provide the finest, most durable finishes

    More than 50% of global annual car production has at least one layer of BASF paint.

    From the factory assembly line to the collision repair facility, BASF coatings are used to provide the finest, most durable finishes. That’s why BASF Refinish coatings have more OEM approvals than any other refinish paint brand, and that’s why BASF is the best answer to getting your shop certified for repairing OEM vehicles. BASF refinish products are approved for over 99% of cars on the roads in North America.

    Premiere automotive manufacturers Bentley and Rolls Royce want no other refinish paint used for repairs than the world-class Glasurit brand, which holds exclusive approvals.

    OEM Expertise
  • KPI Management

    Collect and display your facility’s management system data

    KPI Management allows collision repair centers to track, analyze and improve their business in real time–allowing repair facilities to act on areas for improvement immediately.

    No more waiting for end of month reporting!

    • Information on vital Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
    • Improvement strategies
    • Enhanced multi-site reporting
    • Current business trends
    • Easy to learn
    • Remote access from anywhere

    Users get immediate analysis including: benchmarking, goal-setting, and trending based on 33 performance-based KPIs. All of the dashboard information is automatically uploaded.

    • Easily combine report information
    • Quick viewing of trending statistics
    • Easy viewing of insurance data
    • Store specific data
    • Complete RO history
    • Business mix data
  • Production Management

    For shops that need collision management software

    This easy to use “starter” or “basic” program is designed to track vehicles in the repair process and report progress/delays, parts status and cycle times. In addition, the Production Management software will automatically transfer data into the KPI Management suite for fast and accurate KPI reporting through an easy to understand dashboard, without the high cost of a management software program.

    • Estimates can be auto loaded from an estimating program
    • Able to assign multiple technicians to a single RO
    • Data upload to dashboard
    • Easy to learn
    • Remote access from anywhere
  • Performance Groups

    Gain insight from collision repair peers

    A proven route to better business, Performance Groups include 15 – 20 bodyshop owners / managers with similar operations to yours. Team members provide support and relevant information.

    The groups meet 3 to 4 times yearly for multi-day workshops.

    • Financial benchmarking and composite reviews Idea sharing
    • Industry updates and analyses
    • Round table discussions and group projects
    • Business analyses and critiques
    • Personal leadership & “change enabling” skills
    • Input on best practices
    • Ways to develop winning business strategies
    • Learning opportunities from industry leaders
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    For more information on Performance Groups, contact your local BASF Refinish Sales Representative or e-mail customer service.

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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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