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BASF Receives Multiple Awards for its Painted Cars at 2016 SEMA Show

Published on 2016-11-30. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, MI -- Vehicles painted with BASF’s Glasurit® and R-M® lines received multiple awards and industry recognition at the 2016 SEMA show hosted from November 1 - 4 by the Specialty Equipment Market Association in Las Vegas.

Recognition at the 2016 SEMA Show

BASF SEMA Recognition
Ringbrothers’ 1969 Chevy Camaro, winner of the
Chevrolet Design Award and a Top Ten Finalist
of Battle of the Builders.

These builders possess an incredible amount of talent, and BASF believes craftsmanship and quality products go hand in hand,” said Dan Bihlmeyer, BASF North American Refinish Marketing & New Business Development Manager. “It’s an honor to have our paint chosen for these vehicles and to receive recognition for the creativity and innovation behind the coatings.

BASF Painted Vehicles Received the Following Recognition:


Chevrolet Design Award — given to the Ringbrothers 1969 Chevy Camaro painted in Glasurit 90 Line “Blue Print,” for unique and innovative design.

Ford Motor Company Design Award — awarded to Full-Race Motorsports Ford Focus RS, painted in R-M Diamont “Individual Fire Orange” and “Stealth Gray,” for making a significant contribution to vehicle design in a unique way compared to the competition.

Battle of the Builders® Finalists — “Double Bubble,” a 1961 Chevy Impala by Greening Auto Company and coated in Glasurit 90 Line was named runner up in Battle of the Builders. The 1969 Chevy Camaro and the 1948 Cadillac, “Copper Caddy,” both coated in Glasurit 90 Line, by the Ringbrothers were also included in the Top 10 Finalists for this award showcasing the best overall builds at the show.

Mothers® Shine Award Finalists — Troy Trepanier’s 1960 Cadillac “Copper Caddy” painted in Glasurit 90 Line. This award recognizes the best-of-the-best of the cars shown at SEMA.

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 Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has nearly 17,500 employees in North America, and had sales of $17.4 billion in 2015.

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 its 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.

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Source: BASF
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