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BASF names Pcolinski to head its Industrial Coating business unit

Published on 2006-02-28. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- Michael Pcolinski has been named Business Manager for BASF's Industrial Coatings Solutions business unit in North America, headquartered in Southfield, Mich.

In his new position, Pcolinski is responsible for BASF's industrial coatings business in Canada, Mexico and the United States. Prior to this appointment, Pcolinski was Business Manager, BASF Flexible and Automotive Polyurethane Systems, based in Wyandotte, Mich.

BASF is a leading manufacturer of automotive and industrial coatings in North America and around the world. Its state-of-the-industry coatings are complemented by a wide array of technical service and value-added offerings, all designed to help BASF's customers be more productive and successful.

BASF - The Chemical Company. We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better.® BASF Corporation, headquartered in New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF employs about 10,000 people in North America and had sales of approximately $11.3 billion in 2005.

As the world's leading chemical company, BASF's portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. BASF's intelligent system solutions and high-value products help its customers to be more successful. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, thus contributing to a better future. In 2005, BASF had approximately 81,000 employees and posted sales of more than $50.4 billion. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA), New York (BF), and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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