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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, […]


MyShop Traffic, a management software for collision repair facilities created by a body shop for a body shop, now joins BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings as part of their Vision+ Value Beyond Paint Tools and Services program. The software will be offered to body shops via their BASF ColorSource and Multi-Line distributors. MyShop Traffic is an easy-to-use, secure and […]


Pfaff Autoworks is wells versed in repairing high-end vehicles. From Audis to Porsches, to exotics and race cars, the facility at 214 Courtland Avenue in Vaughan, Ont. is equipped to handle almost any type of collision damage…Pfaff Autoworks’ General Manager Jeff Pabst, acknowledges, that its partnership with BASF Automotive Refinish has been critical in achieving […]


Toronto, Ontario – February 5, 2019 – With a shortage of paint technicians in the collision repair industry, Carlson Body Shop Supply Saskatchewan and BASF showed their commitment to the future by donating $5,000 to Saskatchewan Polytechnic for the purchase of a virtual spray system. “With a shortage of technicians in the collision industry, Carlson Body Shop […]


The Great 8, which will now be known as the BASF Great 8, is comprised of the eight finalists chosen each year to compete for Detroit Autorama’s prestigious Ridler Award.    Being named as a Great 8 finalist is a highly sought-after achievement. Renowned custom car builders from across the U.S. bring their creations to […]


Make sure you stop by booth #20353 at SEMA and visit us! For more information and a full schedule of events at our booth, visit our SEMA page.


The recent Goodguys West Coast Nationals Show Presented by BASF at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., had a slew of award-winning cars present, including the crowned “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod.” Robert Anderson’s 1936 Pontiac sedan, “Pindian,” was awarded Goodguys Most Beautiful Street Rod presented by BASF. The sedan debuted earlier this year […]

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