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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 […]


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 […]


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, December 18, 2019 – BMW honored four Canadian BASF shops for their extraordinary work throughout 2019 during the BMW Canada Certified Collision Repair Centres (CCRC) annual conference recently held in Québec City, Québec. The following shops were awarded for their top scores in KPI utilization and Customer Service Index (CSI) tool management: 2019 […]


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 […]


Introducing the newest addition to the Glasurit undercoat portfolio, the new 285-15 and 285-25 DTM primers. Achieve all L-Shade groundcoats and the best color match possible while saving time and money. Utilizing the new state of the art 929-385 Hardener, users will experience consistent performance across all climates on a wide range of substrates found […]


BASF customer Straight Line Customs was awarded the Street Rod of the Year  by the Minnesota Street Rod Association (MSRA). The 1948 Austin A40 Dorset Radical Custom Rod Coupe, owned by Steve and Paula Jenkins, was nominated for the award at the Southern Cruzers Summer Spectacular and awarded earlier this year. The winning hot rod, […]


What:          BASF hosts exclusive Bentley Glasurit training When:          April and September 2019 Where:         BASF Training facilities Background: Bentley released its training course schedule for Glasurit, the BASF refinish paint line that holds exclusive global approval for Bentley repairs. The training courses will be instructor-led for paint technicians who work within the Bentley Accredited Bodyshop […]


Where:  Southfield, MI Background: BASF customers had a successful 2018, collecting awards for high customer satisfaction, industry-leading KPIs, and astounding quality work.  Balise Collision Center of Warwick, RI, part of a four-location BASF collision center group in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, won the prestigious Toyota Certified Collision Center of the Year award. Criteria for the award […]


A 1971 Ford Maverick owned by Jimmy Shaw and built by Greening Auto Company with Glasurit 55 Line finish, “Glasurit Go Fast Greening Gray,” developed through Color Ideation, was crowned the winner of the fourth annual BASF Glasurit Best Paint Award at the 2018 SEMA Show. Out of a field of more than 30 entries, […]

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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