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Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Sep 15, 2013

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Cruising into Woodward with 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air featuring BASF R-M® Diamont® paint

Aug 19, 2013

Cruising into Woodward with Custom 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Paul Czornij, technical manager for BASF Color Excellence Group, pictured with automotive color trend predictions

Aug 05, 2013

Unveiling Automotive Color Trend Predictions

Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

NVH Reduction Solutions Improve Driving Experience

Mar 13, 2013

NVH Reduction Solutions Improve Driving Experience

From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Sep 15, 2013

Integrated Process for Automotive Paint Procedures

Launched in 1996 while working with Mercedes, our "Integrated Process" streamlines the steps needed when painting vehicle body parts. It serves as our general coatings philosophy and helps automakers save costs and improve environmental standards when painting vehicles.

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Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

Sep 12, 2013

Louisiana Governor Says BASF One of Largest Economic Drivers in State

With an already strong presence in the state of Louisiana, we continue our commitment to the Pelican State with recently announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, La. Our $42 million facility will create 22 new jobs and more than 160 construction jobs.

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Cruising into Woodward with 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air featuring BASF R-M® Diamont® paint

Aug 19, 2013

Cruising into Woodward with Custom 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

We did our part to add to the colorful and classic atmosphere of this year's Woodward Dream Cruise by displaying a custom 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air painted with BASF's R-M® Diamont® paint.

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Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

Aug 06, 2013

Heavy Focus on Lightweighting Results in Inaugural Altair Enlighten Award

As a result of our work developing a lighter-weight thermoplastic composite front seat pan, we recently were honored with the inaugural Altair Enlighten Award. The award was presented to our very own Martin Jung, Ph.D., senior vice president of Global Research for Structural Materials at the 2013 Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars.

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2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Aug 05, 2013

2013 CAR MBS: Fiber Reinforced Composites Make Lightweighting Easier for Automakers

Dr. Martin Jung is one of the many scientists at BASF who are focused on reducing vehicle weight - not by a couple pounds, but by more than 200 pounds per vehicle - by utilizing more plastics technology. Talk about taking a load off!

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Paul Czornij, technical manager for BASF Color Excellence Group, pictured with automotive color trend predictions

Aug 05, 2013

Unveiling Automotive Color Trend Predictions

The results are in and the theme is "Making Headway" indicating a movement toward more color shades for vehicles than in previous years. Our global color design experts' information indicates that the trend may be moving toward more options and brighter color choices.

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Pictured onstage during the Chrysler Supplier Awards Ceremony are (from left) Sergio Marchionne, Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Group LLC, Bill Hall, Director, Sustainability, Chrysler Group LLC,  Rui Goerck, Senior Vice President, Mobile Emissions Catalyst, Dan Steinmetz, Manager, Product Stewardship & Sustainability Programs, BASF, Megan Mahoney Account Manager, Mobile Emissions Catalysts, Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability, BASF, Vilmar Fistarol, Head of Group Purchasing, Fiat S.p.A., Scott Kunselman, Senior Vice President, Purchasing and Supplier Quality, Chrysler Group LLC.

Jun 25, 2013

Chrysler Recognizes BASF's Commitment to Sustainability and Diversity

Chrysler Group LLC has named us "Supplier of the Year for Sustainability and Diversity Supplier Development." "Chrysler is pleased to honor suppliers who embrace philosophies focused on social and environmental responsibility, and overall cost-effectiveness to deliver total value for our customers," said Bill Hall, director of Sustainability and Business Continuity for Chrysler Group LLC.

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NVH Reduction Solutions Improve Driving Experience

Mar 13, 2013

NVH Reduction Solutions Improve Driving Experience

Today's automotive consumer has high expectations when it comes to handling, ride and comfort of a vehicle. And as autonomous driving evolves, sensitivity to noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) will continue to increase as the driver becomes the passenger and vehicle operation takes a backseat.

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From top: Song Wei Teo's Leaf Chair design, Pantila Debhakam's Orb design and Joonyoung Kim's Artificial Muscle design.

Mar 13, 2013

"Leaf Chair" Wins Global Seating Competition

Our first global design competition called 'sit down. move.' encouraged designers, engineers and dreamers to create innovative automotive seating solutions for the future. Announced in 2012, we asked the applicants to consider design, comfort, ergonomics, safety and weight during the design and production process. And, we were not disappointed to say the least. We had more than 170 entries from 33 countries.

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