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BASF to Showcase Automotive Refinish Solns to Improve Collision Center Productivity at NACE 2013

Published on 2013-10-04. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, MI -- BASF will share its latest automotive refinish solutions to improve collision center productivity and enhance profitability at Booth #1535 at the 2013 International Autobody Collision Exposition (NACE), Oct. 16-18, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

BASF experts will discuss the latest refinish coatings technologies, including its ONYX™ HD Low VOC Productive System. The system, which has been tested by numerous collision repair centers, is easy to spray, offers enhanced de-nibbing and dries quickly under common humidity and temperature conditions, leading to reduced dry times. They will also share business tools such as Benchmark Analyzer and Touch Time Calculator that help collision repair centers increase efficiencies and productivity.

"Our goal at BASF is to offer the latest and most innovative solutions to help our customers maximize productivity while delivering the best quality results," said Vitor Margaronis, Marketing Director, BASF Coatings Solutions. "Whether it is process improvement, extensive training opportunities, cutting-edge color technology, online productivity tools or customer service, we strive to be an expert partner to the collision repair industry."

In addition, for the second year in a row, BASF will sponsor the MSO Symposium on Oct. 16. This popular event provides the latest industry trends to an exclusive group of multiple repair shop owners and includes numerous education and networking opportunities.

Refinish offerings from BASF - which include Glasurit®, R-M® and Limco® paint products - are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems and business management seminars. BASF also offers a wide array of Internet-based color-management, business management and facility planning tools to its collision shop and fleet customers.

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales of $18.5 billion in 2012.

BASF is one of the world's leading chemical companies: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. They combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, they enable their customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. They have summed up this contribution in their corporate purpose: they create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year.

Source: BASF

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