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Introducing the newest addition to the Glasurit undercoat portfolio, the new 285-15 and 285-25 DTM primers. Achieve all L-Shade groundcoats and the best color match possible while saving time and money. Utilizing the new state of the art 929-385 Hardener, users will experience consistent performance across all climates on a wide range of substrates found […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, July 18, 2019 – Jaguar Land Rover’s European headquarters recently signed a cooperation agreement with Glasurit and R-M, BASF’s top refinish paint brands. Glasurit and R-M were selected by JLR because of their outstanding support available throughout Europe, including premium paint and non-paint products globally approved by JLR that body shops can use […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, July 9, 2019 – The automotive refinish training facility at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) in Greensboro, N.C., has impressed many as it continues to be a preferred venue for industry-related educational courses and events held throughout the year. BASF supported the efforts to open the 29,000-square-foot training center on Guilford’s campus that […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 26, 2019 – BASF is supporting 2018 SkillsUSA winner Dylan Wertz who will represent the United States at the 2019 WorldSkills competition in Kazan, Russia. Private training on Glasurit was provided for Wertz at BASF’s training center in Whitehouse, Ohio, a key component to his success. He will continue his preparation for […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 24, 2019 – BASF refinish customers A-1 Toyota and Balise Collision were both recently named as 2018 Shops of the Year by Toyota Certified Collision Centers (TCCC). A-1 Toyota, a Glasurit customer based in New Haven, Conn., is a two-time winner of the award, having also won in 2016. Balise Collision Repair, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 11, 2019 – BASF Canada and BMW have collaborated on a brand new training course on BMW frozen finishes that will be taught for the first time this summer. The new course, titled BMW Frozen Finishes (RFN 912), was designed to provide BMW Certified Collision Repair Centers (CCRCs) the knowledge, processes and […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 5, 2019 – Trista Anger, Regional Business Manager for BASF Automotive Refinish Canada, was named to the Women’s Industry Network (WIN) board at the 2019 WIN conference, held from May 6-8 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Along with her nomination to the WIN board, Anger supported the initiative to create awareness of WIN […]


DETROIT, MI, May 28, 2019 – BASF was named a 2018 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the fourteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “We hold our suppliers to a high bar,” said Steve […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, May 2, 2019 –  BASF’s John Shoemaker, Business Development Manager for BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings, will teach a course on damage assessment at the inaugural Carolina’s Educational Collision Conference (CECC) on Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., held at the Cabarrus Arena in Concord, North Carolina. The course, Damage Assessment Documentation: […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, April 24, 2019 – Capital Paint & Refinish won the BASF ColorSource Automotive Refinish 2018 Distributor of the Year award for a third time at the annual ColorSource conference. Approximately 135 single-line ColorSource partners attended the conference in Naples, FL. “Our partnership with Capital Paint has helped us remain a strong competitor in […]

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