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SOUTHFIELD, MI, September 7, 2020 – Glasurit, the premium refinish paint brand of BASF, introduces its most advanced waterborne basecoat system – 100 Line. Focusing on a new standard of sustainability, process efficiency and highest product quality, the new line meets the highest requirements of modern body shops. Since 1888, Glasurit has stood for perfection […]


BASF was recognized as a Supplier of the Year during a virtual ceremony on June 24 This is the 15th time that BASF has been honored as a Supplier of the Year BASF was also honored with the coveted Overdrive Award, recognizing the depth and breadth of BASF’s portfolio of sustainable solutions BASF was named a […]


Glasurit, BASF’s premium paint brand, renews its two-year global industry partnership with WorldSkills International in a continued commitment to support young spray painters in the car painting category. Sponsorship includes support for the WorldSkills Shanghai 2021 competition. Started in 1950, the WorldSkills Competitions are the gold standard of excellence in vocational skills. They inspire young […]


◼  High-quality sanitizing product manufactured at BASF’s Windsor site to be donated to health care facilities and essential services across Canada ◼  In addition, the company is providing other COVID-19 related supplies such as disinfectant, hand soap, masks, gloves or protective suits ◼  Globally, BASF Group currently supplies around 175,000 liters of hand sanitizer weekly […]


Members of BASF’s ambassador network made swift, combined efforts to put hundreds of essential items into the hands of Nashville’s displaced tornado victims in March. Crystal Lawrance, from KTL Restorations, Inc., began working with Vonda Goolsby, Goolsby Customs and Jessica Cruz, Cruzer’s Customs. Together, they teamed up with fellow BASF ambassador Speed and Design to […]


Introducing a clear that provides you with the same great shine from Glasurit in a fraction of the time. The all new 923-365 Glamour Production Clearcoat lets you finish bake cycles in as little as 15 minutes in any climate condition. With compliance across all VOC regions in North America, the choice is clear. With […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, March 9, 2020 – Long days and nights of hard work paid off for eight contenders in this year’s Ridler competition as judges chose their vehicles from the Autorama showroom floor to include in BASF’s Great 8 finalists. Tina Nelles, Marketing Services Manager for BASF Refinish, presented the BASF Great 8 on the […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, March 4, 2020 – Jeffrey Naugle took home first place at this year’s North American Finals for the R-M Best Painter Contest held in Whitehouse, Ohio, on February 26-27. A panel of industry experts judged contestants during the competition on two main categories: Digital competency and fast productive solutions (i.e. leveraging UV technology […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 26, 2020 – Industry experts from BASF’s Automotive Refinish division are ready to impress show attendees with innovative tools and solutions at this year’s NORTHEAST show in Secaucus, New Jersey, from March 20-22. As a returning participant and Platinum sponsor, BASF will focus on delivering quality repairs profitably, new product information, on-site […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 21, 2020 – Five painters from across North America have been chosen to compete this month at the R-M Best Painter Contest 2020 North American Finals in Whitehouse, Ohio. From February 27-29, 2020, these finalists will compete for a chance to win a trip to Paris, France, sponsored by BASF, to represent […]

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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