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BASF is returning to NACE Automechanika 2018, to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, as a sponsor of the MSO Symposium for the 7th year.

BASF to Sponsor MSO Symposium at 2018 NACE Automechanika – Full Article

Manufacturer highly regarded by Great Places to Work For the second year in a row, Mississauga-based BASF has been named as one of Canada’s top 10 best workplaces in manufacturing by Great Places to Work, a global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Great Place to Work gathered direct feedback from employees across the country […]


Now built with lightweight, high-strength materials and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) electronics, today’s vehicles are too complex for what used to be simple repairs. That change means a need for additional training and adherence to OEM repair procedures, and it is behind the push for OEM repair networks, said Jeff Wildman, manager of OEM […]

The Increasing Influence Of OEMs On Collision Repair – Full Article

Hues of gray, blue, white and black emerged as the top color picks for the 2022 model year from automotive paint supplier BASF Coatings, as the need to “keep it real” with technological advancements becomes a reality.

BASF’s color palette for 2022 combines technical utility – full article

Micro Auto Paint & Supplies (Micro) won the BASF Automotive Refinish 2017 Distributor of the Year award at the annual ColorSource conference. Approximately 135 single-line distribution partners attended the conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

Micro Auto Paint & Supplies Distributor of the Year Award 2018 – News Release – ENG

In an industry with an incomparable ratio of males to females, a value chain dominated by women is practically unheard of—but not at Fairlane Ford in Dearborn, MI.

Legendary Dealership’s Collision Center Embraces BASF Waterborne – Full Story

BASF Automotive Refinish continues to add distribution locations with its single-line ColorSource partners.

BASF Expands Single-Line Distribution with New Stores in NJ, PA – Full Article

In April 2018, Classic Recreations reached a historic goal and accomplishment. The company became officially licensed by Ford Motor Company to build the first ever turn-key versions of some of Ford’s most legendary Mustangs.

Classic Recreations to Debut First Ford-Licensed BOSS 429 Mustang at SEMA – Full Story

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.

News Release – 050818

Bogi Lateiner of Bogi’s Garage and Velocity’s All Girls Garage will be joining the 2018 Women’s Industry Network (WIN) Conference in Indianapolis from May 7-9.

BASF Brings Bogi, All-Female Build to 2018 WIN Conference – Full Article

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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