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.

About the Site

For over 110 years, paints have been developed and produced at our site. Today, our research, development, sales and marketing competencies are also consolidated here.

Wolfram Schier, Werk- und Personalleiter der BASF am Standort Münster

Site Management

"We are the largest industrial employer in the region and take our responsibility for our employees, the society and the environment very seriously. Examples are our offers for a good work-life balance, our commitment for local educational projects and our high standards in terms of quality, technology and safety."

Wolfram Schier, BASF's Director HR Management and Münster Site Manager 


BASF Coatings GmbH
Glasuritstraße 1
48165 Münster

Facts and Figures

Automotive OEM coatings and automotive refinish coatings

are manufactured at the Münster site

427,000 square meters

is the total area of the site premises (around the size of 60 soccer fields)

With approx. 2,450 employees from 30 nations

we are one of the largest industrial employers in Münster and the region

140 trainees/apprentices

are enrolled in training here

Training and work-study courses

At the Münster site, we offer training in nine professions and four work-study courses. And with an internship, you can get first impressions of working life.

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Working at the Site

At the Münster site, BASF offers training in eight occupations and two dual study programs. In order to help our employees successfully balance their professional and private lives, we offer support for young families, including an on-site day care center. Our collaboration with our suppliers and contractors as partners is characterized by trust.