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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

In a video lasting one minute or less, share how Norbin has been a benefit to you and your business. Record your testimonial, upload it to YouTube and send us the link so we can share it on our website, and receive a free Norbin t-shirt* from BASF as a thank you. Your testimonial video […]

BASF announced that the 1940 Ford Convertible, “Lucille,” a Goolsby Customs build and owned by Debbie Walls and coated with BASF Glasurit 55 Line in a custom color, “Glasurit Cabernet, Goolsby Edition,” was awarded the 2018 Street Rod D’Elegance at the Goodguys Del Mar Nationals on April 8.

BASF Color Ideation Vehicle Wins Big at Goodguys Del Mar – Full Article

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) is excited to announce that 2018 Platinum Show Sponsor BASF will be bringing Industry Innovators to NORTHEAST 2018. Returning to the show are KC Mathieu (KC’s Paint Shop) and Jonathon Goolsby (Goolsby Customs), and Troy Spackman (Legacy Innovations) will be making his first appearance at […]


SOUTHFIELD, MI, March 6, 2018 – BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings launched a new, completely mobile-friendly website with updated images and content, and unique tools, including an asset cart and an advanced product catalog. “Every word, every image and every tool on the Refinish site was created with the customer in mind,” said Tina Nelles, BASF […]

3-6-18 New BASF Refinish Website – English

New facility hits ground running by exceeding expectations and car count.

Quanz Auto Care

Rev your engines, hotrod riders. On Saturday, March 10, the fourth annual Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo are taking place.

Collision Repair Mag Motorama 2018

SOUTHFIELD, MI, February 8, 2018 – With its “BASF Color Report For Automotive OEM Coatings,” BASF’s Coatings division provides a global analysis of the color distribution in the 2017 automotive market. Globally, white maintains its strong position in all vehicle segments and is still the overall number one color with a market share of almost […]

02-08-18 Press Release

Shubham Singh, a student at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, won the 2018 Detroit Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment presented by BASF. Singh won $2,500 and a championship belt designed by Mob Steel. Introduced in 2012, the experiment is Detroit’s “Fight Club of Design,” an underground, automotive industry event developed to identify emerging car […]

News Release – 2-05-18

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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