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An advanced suite of digital business solutions engineered and optimized into one platform, using one password and offering one seamless experience Multiple apps exclusively powered by Refinity™ Always up to date with no on-site maintenance required Accessible on every device connected on the Internet SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 7, 2021 – BASF’s Coatings division launches Refinity, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, July 15, 2021 – BASF Refinish is pleased to announce the appointment of its newest ColorSource member, Crest Industries (CRS), as a BASF single line distributor in the St. Louis, MO, market.   CRS has been supplying the collision repair industry for the past 50 years by providing customized solutions for nuts, bolts, abrasives, body fillers, seam sealer and a variety of specialty products. The company will now be able to offer its customers the […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, June 25, 2021 – Do you have a vehicle painted with R-M products that you’d like to see in a calendar? BASF Refinish wants to hear from you. Beginning this month, BASF is collecting submissions to compete for a spot in the 2022 R-M calendar that will be distributed to collision shops and […]


Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, May 20, 2021 – Automotive Refinish Technologies has created a new digital customer experience that is colorful, informative, and easy to navigate. The North American-based company, known as A.R.T., recently launched a brand-new responsive website that features a modern, clean look to showcase its products, locations, and latest news. With improved access […]


Celebrating its 1st edition, the Customer Sustainability Awards recognize Canadian companies for commitment to sustainability in the automotive, agriculture and personal care sectors  MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 16, 2021 – BASF Canada has announced the winners of its first Customer Sustainability Awards Programme, which recognizes Canadian businesses demonstrating leadership in building a sustainable future in the automotive, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 18, 2021 – BASF’s all-new elevated training program, Vision+ Educational Expertise Learning University, is learning made simple. Your style, your pace. The enhancement is elevating BASF’s training with a simplified, comprehensive, user-friendly digital learning solution for refinish business and technical experts. Students can enjoy an interactive curriculum designed to improve performance, increase […]


◼ Expanding color spaces make the overall spectrum broader than 2019 ◼ Diverse shades of blue, red, yellow and violet make gains in some regions ◼ Despite the shift in colors, white, black, silver, and gray follow a familiar pattern, coating the majority of the vehicles produced The BASF Color Report 2020 for Automotive OEM […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 27, 2020 – BASF will have a virtual booth at this year’s SEMA360 event held from November 2-6, showcasing premium products and services designed to drive success, put customers first and enhance shop efficiency better than ever. This year’s leading highlight is the recent launch of Glasurit 100 Line, BASF’s most advanced, […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, October 7, 2020 – Balise Collision Repair is celebrating again after being named Toyota Certified Collision Centers (TCCC) Shop of the Year for the third year in a row. The Triple Crown winner is an R-M customer with five collision centers servicing Springfield, Mass. and Warwick, Rhode Island, and has received the award […]


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’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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