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Now built with lightweight, high-strength materials and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) electronics, today’s vehicles are too complex for what used to be simple repairs. That change means a need for additional training and adherence to OEM repair procedures, and it is behind the push for OEM repair networks, said Jeff Wildman, manager of OEM […]

The Increasing Influence Of OEMs On Collision Repair – Full Article

Hues of gray, blue, white and black emerged as the top color picks for the 2022 model year from automotive paint supplier BASF Coatings, as the need to “keep it real” with technological advancements becomes a reality.

BASF’s color palette for 2022 combines technical utility – full article

In an industry with an incomparable ratio of males to females, a value chain dominated by women is practically unheard of—but not at Fairlane Ford in Dearborn, MI.

Legendary Dealership’s Collision Center Embraces BASF Waterborne – Full Story

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

In a video lasting one minute or less, share how Norbin has been a benefit to you and your business. Record your testimonial, upload it to YouTube and send us the link so we can share it on our website, and receive a free Norbin t-shirt* from BASF as a thank you. Your testimonial video […]


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

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) is excited to announce that 2018 Platinum Show Sponsor BASF will be bringing Industry Innovators to NORTHEAST 2018. Returning to the show are KC Mathieu (KC’s Paint Shop) and Jonathon Goolsby (Goolsby Customs), and Troy Spackman (Legacy Innovations) will be making his first appearance at […]

BASF’S INDUSTRY INNOVATORS ARE COMING TO NORTHEAST 2018

New facility hits ground running by exceeding expectations and car count.

Quanz Auto Care

Rev your engines, hotrod riders. On Saturday, March 10, the fourth annual Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo are taking place.

Collision Repair Mag Motorama 2018

Shubham Singh, a student at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, won the 2018 Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment presented by BASF. Singh won $2,500 and a championship belt designed by Mob Steel. Introduced in 2012, the experiment is Detroit’s “Fight Club of Design,” an underground, automotive industry event developed to identify emerging car […]

News Release – 2-05-18

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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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