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SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 17, 2019 –The recent Goodguys West Coast Nationals Show presented by BASF at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., showcased a long list of award-winning cars, including the crowned “America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod.” George Poteet’s “Three Penny” 1936 Ford roadster built by the team at Pinkee’s Rod Shop stole the […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 9, 2019 – BASF is sponsoring the Greater Detroit Area High School/College Transportation Career Fair being held this fall, hosted by the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF). The one-day event will take place on October 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, Mich. Students interested […]


BASF and Bentley are hosting two advanced level Glasurit refinish courses during the month of September to be completed by Bentley repair center technicians. The courses, available in both Low VOC and National Rule, are titled Advanced Glasurit 90 Line (BEN200) and are required for technicians who work at accredited Bentley collision centers or those […]


BASF’s own Spencer Mathis, a business development manager based in Rochester, Washington, completed his own impressive restoration project earlier this year – with the vehicle he had owned in high school over two decades earlier. Mathis was able to track down his old 1969 VW Type 3 wagon and completely customize it into a one-of-a-kind […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, August 8, 2019 – BASF Refinish has released a new OEM Sales Toolbox to guide body shops through the process of building a solid strategy that aligns with the growing OEM influence in the industry. The new tool will leverage vehicle registration information to help shops estimate the market potential of various OEM […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, August 2, 2019 – Bentley has chosen DC Autocraft, a BASF customer located in Burbank, Calif., as the recipient of the 2018 Bentley Bodyshop of the Year Award for the Americas. DC Autocraft, a Glasurit customer who services and repairs luxury vehicles, was given the award in late July for demonstrating compliance in […]


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, […]

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