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BASF South America receives Supplier Award from General Motors

Published on 2007-07-11. Author : SpecialChem

BASF South America has been recognized as one of General Motors' (GM) best suppliers with the GM Supplier Award, and is the only award recipient to be honored in two categories: automotive coatings and catalysts. The award-winners were selected according to four criteria: quality, service, technology, and price. BASF has won the Supplier Award for the second year in a row.

Donizete Aparecido Chagas, Automotive Coatings Sales Manager and the GM Supplier Award
Donizete Aparecido Chagas, Automotive Coatings Sales Manager and the GM Supplier Award

"This award presented by one of our key customers is a great success for us. It duly recognizes our hard-working team. Every employee at BASF working with the automotive industry contributes to building strong partnerships with automakers every day and has earned this award," commented Donizete Aparecido Chagas, Automotive Coatings Sales Manager.

"Being the only company honored in two categories and for the second year in a row strengthens BASF's position as a supplier of complete solutions to the automotive industry," added Jerônimo Cruz, Catalysts Unit Director at BASF South America.

BASF: A major international player in coatings

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. BASF has significant market positions in the Coatings sector in Europe, North America, South America and the Asia/Pacific region. In 2006 BASF Coatings achieved global sales of about 2.3 billion euros.

BASF Automotive Solutions. Performance Passion Success

BASF - The Chemical Company - is a leading-edge source of intelligent sustainable solutions to automotive manufacturers and their suppliers worldwide. With a full portfolio of technologies that include coatings, catalysts, engineering thermoplastics, polyurethanes, pigments and colorants, coolants and brake fluids for a broad array of exterior, interior, chassis and under-the-hood applications, BASF - The Chemical Company - develops and delivers the innovations that help the automotive industry improve the quality, appearance, safety, cost competitiveness, performance, comfort, fuel efficiency, sustainability.

Source: BASF

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