Market Area Africa
Market Area Africa


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.

Dr. Renate Bork-Brücken, Werkleiterin der BASF am Standort Münster

Site Management

"As one of the region's largest industrial employers, we combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection in everything we do."

Dr. Renate Bork-Brücken, BASF's Münster Site Manager

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

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.


BASF Coatings GmbH
Glasuritstraße 1
48165 Münster