BASF AUTOMOTIVE REFINISH NEWS
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BASF was named a 2017 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the thirteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost.
SOUTHFIELD, MI, March 6, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings launched a new, completely mobile-friendly website with updated images and content, and unique tools, including an asset cart and an advanced product catalog. “Every word, every image and every tool on the Refinish site was created with the customer in mind,” said Tina Nelles, BASF […]
SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 8, 2018 – With its “BASF Color Report For Automotive OEM Coatings,” BASF’s Coatings division provides a global analysis of the color distribution in the 2017 automotive market. Globally, white maintains its strong position in all vehicle segments and is still the overall number one color with a market share of almost […]
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 […]
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.
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.
BASF Automotive Refinish will make more than a splash in the paint at SEMA 2017 with a display of premium builds in booth #20353, new color offerings, innovative new products, and custom paint solutions.
The WorldSkills competition is a world championship of non-academic occupations. Since 1950, trainees and young skilled workers from all over the world have competed with each other in numerous categories and measured their skills in the individual occupations. The competition aims to motivate young people worldwide to take up a trade or technical occupation. They […]
BASF Corporation announced it will donate $500,000 to aid with disaster relief across Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Funds will be distributed to local non-profit organizations assisting in the relief and rebuilding efforts.