News & Media
Here you find the latest news releases of BASF's Coating division.
BASF extends its commercial supplier agreement with Mercedes-Benz
BASF has recently secured a multi-year contract with Mercedes-Benz in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region that extends its longstanding, commercially approved supplier status with the car company to Australia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The agreement, which builds upon its success with Mercedes-Benz in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region, includes its Glasurit® and R-M® premium automotive refinishing brands and RODIM® paint-related products. Efficient digital color solutions, world-class training solutions and technical support, as well as a suite of exclusively branded Vision360® advanced business management solutions designed to increase body shop performance and efficiency are also part of the agreement.
Excellent quality of pretreatment: Chemetall receives the European Supplier Award by Novelis
The Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF’s Coatings division, operating under the Chemetall brand, has been acknowledged by Novelis with the European Supplier Award 2020. It recognizes Chemetall for continuously pursuing excellence in quality as well as its expertise, reliability and professional services. The award, which was presented for the first time, was handed over during a virtual ceremony.
BASF becomes global paint accessories supplier for leading OEM brand Fit4Paint
BASF has become the exclusive global supplier to Fit4Paint, BMW's private label paint-related products (PRP) offering. Fit4Paint is an optimized portfolio of protection, cleaning, sanding, masking, mixing & painting, and polishing accessories put together by paint experts that can easily meet the specific needs of BMW painters and is perfectly aligned with BMW’s ColorSystem paint portfolio.