Coatings

BASF provides solutions for all aspects of the paint process from the electro-coat to the high gloss color finishes. We have both solvent-bourne and water-bourne products that meet the requirements facing automakers today as well as color experts finding and developing the automotive color trends of the future. Find out more from the stories below.

Latest Coatings Stories

  1. iGloss Delivers that New Car Look, Longer

    January 24, 2018

    Exterior appearance plays a significant role in vehicle selection and purchase. However, over time, environmental…

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  2. BASF Color of the Year, a Smoky Blue, Makes its Debut at SEMA

    November 3, 2016

    Can a color represent a feeling? Paul Czornij, head of design for BASF’s Color Excellence Group, believes that the…

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  3. Local Expertise Leads to BASF’s Latest Automotive Refinish Paint

    August 23, 2016

    Local knowledge backed by global expertise – this is one of the advantages BASF offers its coating…

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  4. How an Automotive Paint Brand Made Lego Structures Come to Life

    August 3, 2016

    Capitalizing on the appeal of the famous toy brand, Lego experiences such as those found at Legoland Parks or Legoland…

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  5. Parallax-Inspired BASF’s Color Predictions for 2020 Vehicles

    May 9, 2016

    What happens to the scenery as you look through the window of a moving vehicle or train? The trees appear much…

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  6. Show Stopping at SEMA

    November 24, 2015

    The SEMA Show draws the best and the brightest from the automotive and aftermarket industry to Las Vegas every year to…

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  7. Chevy FNR’s Concept Color Inspired by the Future of Automotive

    August 31, 2015

    BASF is building a reputation with concept car color debuts for General Motors Co. at Auto Shanghai. From the Buick…

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  8. Solvent/Waterborne System Cuts Repair Time for Collision Shops

    August 4, 2015

    Traffic accidents cause a lot of damage. After a crash, regardless of size or magnitude, most people’s first instinct…

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  9. What Inspired The Car Color Predictions for the Vehicles of 2019?

    July 30, 2015

    It’s back to where it all started for the automotive industry– the Motor city. [caption id="attachment_2233"…

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  10. Innovation Focused ‘Think Tank’ for Auto Solutions in Mexico

    By: Frank Hezel - July 28, 2015

    Mexico’s automotive industry is experiencing unprecedented growth and is quickly becoming one of the strongest auto…

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  11. Revolutionizing Automotive 3D Printing: Creating a Cobra in 6 Weeks

    March 17, 2015

    When you think of the latest in 3D printing, prosthetic limbs, building models and electronic gadgets might come to…

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  12. Car Designers Inspired by Dynamic Color at This Year’s SEMA Show

    November 10, 2014

    For every car color, there’s a story, whether it’s the designer’s inspiration, the engineer’s attention to…

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