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Glasurit Automotive Refinishes will honor outstanding excellence in painting during the 4th Annual “Glasurit Best Paint Award” presented by Chip Foose. Does your vehicle paint show off the world-class elegance and shine that make Glasurit the preferred choice by collision shops and manufacturers worldwide? Send us your photos that show the world why Glasurit is […]


Join Goodguys and BASF at Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA, from August 24-26 for the 32nd West Coast Nationals! This year’s events will include the following: Over 3,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72 Crowning of America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod (presented by BASF) Spectre Performance All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered […]

BASF Presents Goodguys West Coast Nationals – Media Advisory

What: Chip Foose meet-and-greet and rendering raffle  Where: Rabid Customs Car Show, 6270 Bowen Rd., Canal Winchester, OH 43110 When: Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Background: BASF is presenting Chip Foose at the Rabid Customs Car Show for a meet and greet and more on Saturday, August 25, 2018. The show goes […]

Rabid Customs Show – English

Background: BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings has launched BASF eLearning, online training courses for collision and restoration centers. Glasurit and R-M recertification were the first courses to go digital. Certified technicians whose two-year certification is set to soon expire, can log on, take the appropriate course through online learning modules, and have their certification renewed immediately. […]

BASF Announces New eLearning

The Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals Show, held earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio, ended on a high note for vehicles finished with BASF coatings. The Goodguys 2018 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year went to the 1929 Mariani Model A Tudor, featuring BASF’s Glasurit® 55 Line paint, built by BASF ambassador Troy Trepanier from Rad Rides by Troy. The vehicle is owned by Mark and Dennis Mariani and was also […]


BASF Automotive Refinish is updating its brand images, beginning with new product labels for productivity brand R-M®, in Q3 2018. A newly designed logo for economy brand LIMCO®, as well as new labels for both Limco and BASF’s premium brand, Glasurit®, will follow later in the year. “As the world’s largest chemical company, our primary […]

BASF Brands Getting a Facelift

BASF Automotive Refinish continues to add distribution locations with its single-line ColorSource partners.

BASF Expands Single-Line Distribution with New Stores in NJ, PA – Full Article

BASF announced that the 1940 Ford Convertible, “Lucille,” a Goolsby Customs build and owned by Debbie Walls and coated with BASF Glasurit 55 Line in a custom color, “Glasurit Cabernet, Goolsby Edition,” was awarded the 2018 Street Rod D’Elegance at the Goodguys Del Mar Nationals on April 8.

BASF Color Ideation Vehicle Wins Big at Goodguys Del Mar – Full Article

News Release – January 23, 2018

A 1940 Ford Convertible owned by Debbie Walls and built by Jonathan Goolsby of Goolsby Customs Inc. with an exclusive Glasurit 55 Line color, “Glasurit Cabernet, Goolsby Edition,” was crowned the winner of the third annual BASF Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2017 SEMA Show.

Media Advisory 11/20/17

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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