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Background: Detroit’s Big Three participated in BASF’s Performance Group OEM Technology meeting, concluding August 22, 2018. Each Performance Group attended one of four sessions held throughout the summer with General Motors, Ford Motor Company and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. BASF Performance Group members had a unique opportunity for open dialogue with the OEM’s collision group engineers, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 25, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings will conduct two educational sessions as part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, as well as sponsor the SCRS RDE OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit. Seminar leaders will discuss how […]


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 […]


Glasurit Automotive Refinishes will honor outstanding excellence in painting during the 4th Annual “Glasurit Best Paint Award” presented by Chip Foose. Does your vehicle paint show off the world-class elegance and shine that make Glasurit the preferred choice by collision shops and manufacturers worldwide? Send us your photos that show the world why Glasurit is […]


R-M is looking for the best use of its products to showcase in our 2019 calendar. Submit your best photo for a chance to be included! What makes your vehicle stand out from the rest? Show us those special details that make it one of a kind. We are accepting submissions until September 24, 2018. […]


After sharing the direction of the new role, BASF’s new director of refinish sales shared how a shop owner can implement a customer first strategy. Troy Neuerburg, BASF director of refinish sales, said that shop owners need to understand it is not a slogan but a way of doing business. “Every part of the business […]

BASF: How to Implement a Customer First Strategy – Full Article

Join Goodguys and BASF at Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, CA, from August 24-26 for the 32nd West Coast Nationals! This year’s events will include the following: Over 3,000 Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72 Crowning of America’s Most Beautiful Street Rod (presented by BASF) Spectre Performance All American Sunday welcoming American made or powered […]

BASF Presents Goodguys West Coast Nationals – Media Advisory

What: Chip Foose meet-and-greet and rendering raffle  Where: Rabid Customs Car Show, 6270 Bowen Rd., Canal Winchester, OH 43110 When: Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Background: BASF is presenting Chip Foose at the Rabid Customs Car Show for a meet and greet and more on Saturday, August 25, 2018. The show goes […]

Rabid Customs Show – English

Background: BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings has launched BASF eLearning, online training courses for collision and restoration centers. Glasurit and R-M recertification were the first courses to go digital. Certified technicians whose two-year certification is set to soon expire, can log on, take the appropriate course through online learning modules, and have their certification renewed immediately. […]

BASF Announces New eLearning

The Goodguys 21st PPG Nationals Show, held earlier this month in Columbus, Ohio, ended on a high note for vehicles finished with BASF coatings. The Goodguys 2018 Classic Instruments Street Rod of the Year went to the 1929 Mariani Model A Tudor, featuring BASF’s Glasurit® 55 Line paint, built by BASF ambassador Troy Trepanier from Rad Rides by Troy. The vehicle is owned by Mark and Dennis Mariani and was also […]

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