An innovation isn’t an innovation until it arrives on the market and customers actually use this solution. That’s why we are continuously working to develop innovative paint systems and intelligent solutions in order to guarantee our customers’ success.


Product innovations


BASF Coatings’ teams are working on the coatings of the future. These coatings especially stand out for their high scratch resistance, protection from environmental impacts and improved corrosion protection, as well as their innovative color effects.


Process innovations & system solutions


The application of coatings at our customers’ sites is another focus for innovations. We improve application processes and keep impacts on the environment to a minimum. One way we do this is our “Integrated Process II”, which reduces the number of application steps. At the same time, the functionality of two coats of paint is integrated into one coat. This innovation can make the entire primer application section superfluous in automotive body coating and shortens the application process accordingly.



New BASF XSpark® coating makes cars sparkle.

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