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BASF Coatings Received 2011 Supplier Award from GM-AvtoVAZ for its Automotive Paint Material

Published on 2012-05-30. Author : SpecialChem

TOGLIATTI / MÜNSTER -- BASF Coatings has received an important distinction in the growth market of Russia: Automotive manufacturer GM-AvtoVAZ has presented the company with the 2011 Supplier Award. Ilya Agapov, BASF Coatings Regional Account Manager, accepted the award from Julia Tril, responsible for quality at GM-AvtoVAZ, and Procurement Manager Denis Schurowsky.

BASF was distinguished as a long-standing and reliable partner company that significantly contributes to ongoing product improvement. "We are very pleased to receive the award," said Agapov, "because GM-AvtoVAZ is a particularly significant customer for us in the growth market of Russia. The award is an important symbol of our partnership."

GM-AvtoVAZ , a Russian joint stock company, was established as a Russian automotive producer in 2001. The company produces the Chevrolet NIVA at its Togliatti plant. BASF Coatings supplies the carmaker with all the paint materials used at the plant. The products are manufactured at locations including BASF's Pavlovsky Posad site. The facility is one of Europe's most modern sites and enables BASF to supply the automotive industry in the growth market of Russia locally.

About BASF Coatings

The Coatings Division of the BASF Group develops, produces and markets a high-quality range of innovative automotive OEM coatings, automotive refinishes and industrial coatings as well as decorative paints. Coatings and paints from BASF protect surfaces and give them color and luster. Their aim is to meet the highest technical and qualitative demands in an aesthetic and environmentally friendly manner. They combine extraordinary design with functionality.

Source: BASF Coatings

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