For the Russian automotive industry, as well as for prominent carmakers from all over the world, Russia has become an attractive market and location for the production of cars. Today, Russia is already considered to be one of the world’s largest growth markets. Almost all of the key carmakers are represented in Russia. In addition, Russia is an important market for the automotive refinish coatings business.



BASF team supports Hyundai in St. Petersburg

Pavlovsky Posad


As the first international paint manufacturer to operate in Russia, BASF‘s Coatings division marked the launch of operations at its new production site in the country at a ceremony in July 2008. The new facility is located in Pavlovsky Posad, 60 kilometers east of Moscow. The quality of the products and production processes from the site has been certified. The site meets the automotive industry’s high standards for quality for suppliers with regard to products and processes in every respect. This was the conclusion of neutral auditors after they intensively tested the site of a period of several days. The Pavlovsky Posad site thus passed the DQS audit to test conformity with automotive standard TS 16949. As part of the process, certification according to ISO 9001:2000 was also successfully obtained.





Mishutinskoe shosse, 72

142505 Pavlovsky Posad

Russian Fed.

Moscow region


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