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Vehicles painted with BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® paint lines received multiple awards and industry recognition at the recent 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

News Release 12-7-17

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

KC Mathieu is no stranger to consistency. Since the age of 12, he’s been mastering the art of painting cars, perfecting auto refinishing, and delivering the highest quality custom jobs. He’s left a lasting mark on the industry. And now, he has his own signature. Introducing KC’s Custom Colors––Seven shades of black infused with a […]


Bright and bold. Dark and daring. When it comes to custom car repair and restoration, you have your own distinct vision. It’s what makes your customizations uniquely yours. Now, the color experts at BASF have created a way to make your custom color creation a radiant reality. Our Color Ideation program gives you the chance […]

Color Ideation Application

BASF launched its Color Ideation service at the 2017 SEMA Show on Monday.  More than 20 custom car builders attended the invitation-only event hosted by Paul Czornij, BASF Head of Design.

BASF launches color ideation sema show

Automotive recently held its “8 Hours of Passion” challenge, where teams of employees from each Pfaff division competed against one another in a budget track-car race. The event was held at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Driver Development Track in Clarington, Ontario.

Pfaff Autoworks takes top spot

Growing up, Madison Smith was always around cars. Her grandfather and father restored a ‘69 Chevy C10 and a ‘55 Chevrolet Bel Air, to name a few.

Girl Behind the Gun

Capitalizing on the appeal of the famous toy brand, Lego experiences such as those found at Legoland Parks or Legoland Discovery Centers have been cropping up around the world—from Auburn Hills, MI to Dubai. But what makes these destinations so unique is the dizzying array of vibrant colors adorning each meticulously crafted life-size Lego figure. […]

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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