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American Honda Approves BASF’s Automotive Paint for Warranty and Goodwill Repairs

Published on 2016-09-02. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, MI -- American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has approved BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® Automotive Refinish paints for its warranty and goodwill repairs. This is the first time American Honda has issued a service bulletin specifying approved paint lines for warranty repairs.

Refinish Materials to Aid in High Quality Finish

Honda Approval BASF
American Honda Approves BASF’s Automotive
Paint for Warranty and Goodwill Repairs

“BASF worked with American Honda to help them better understand the value of high quality refinish materials,” said Jeff Wildman, BASF Manager OEM & Industry Relations. “Our refinish materials will aid in restoring a high quality finish to exceed customer expectations.”

The approval bulletin lists the basic guidelines, and approved paint lines to perform paint repairs under warranty.

About BASF Automotive Refinish

BASF's Automotive Refinish business makes and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems and business management and planning tools.

About BASF

BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Its portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).  

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Source: BASF
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