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BASF's Münster site is the world's largest integrated paint manufacturing site and simultaneously the headquarters of BASF's Coatings division. We develop, produce and market innovative solutions for automotive OEM and automotive refinish coatings.
Trade News | March 11, 2022
BASF opens new laboratory building
BASF opened a new laboratory building for the development of automotive refinish coatings and innovations beyond paint at its site in Münster, Germany. It underlines the Coatings division’s global position as a future-oriented and innovative company. “It is another component of our positioning as a global innovation center of BASF Coatings. We are thus complementing a series of global technical innovations. This includes the ‘Lean Lab’, which we started operating in 2018 at this site, as well as our plant for the functionalization of films for various industries,” highlighted Uta Holzenkamp, head of BASF’s Coatings division.
Trade News | October 13, 2021
Endless variation – the theme of BASF’s 2021-2022 Automotive Color Trends collection
Designers for BASF’s Coatings division have delved into new color spaces for the 2021-2022 Automotive Color Trends collection. Borrowing a phenomenon from quantum mechanics, this year’s collection is called SUPERPOSITION, which is a state where the limitation of binary systems is overcome.