Super Sustainability: BASF Canada recognized for its sustainability leadership under CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program

Mississauga, Ontario – BASF has been recognized by CN, a transportation industry leader and trade-enabler, for its sustainability practices in Canada.  The CN EcoConnexions Partnership Program celebrates CN’s customers and supply chain partners who are committed to reducing their environmental footprint and being part of the climate solution, building a more sustainable future. “We are […]

Big Picture: BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller says semiconductor shortage could have greater implications than imagined

Ludwigshafen, Germany — The impact of the global semiconductor chip shortage could be greater than expected, BASF CEO Martin Brudermuller said Wednesday, warning that shortages could also have an impact on chemicals players in the automotive aftermarket. With slower supply times from manufacturers, BASF reduced its estimate for cars produced in its second-quarter earnings call […]

Lavender’s Legacy: Longtime BASF representative Cam Lavender retires

Toronto, Ontario — Last Friday, longtime BASF representative Cameron Lavender officially hung up his coat and  retired from the automotive aftermarket.   Prior to his retirement, Cam served as the Business Development Manager at BASF Canada⁠—but he has worked at the company for more than 23 years, occupying a spectrum of different roles. “BASF is a […]

Drumming into New Role: Chad Melchert joins BASF’s Automotive Refinish Coatings division

Edmonton, Alberta — Chad Melchert was recently appointed as the Account Representative of BASF’s Automotive Refinish Coatings division in Western Canada. “It feels amazing to be welcomed into the BASF family. I’ve always taken great pride in customer service and providing true value to all the situations I’ve been a part of. These core values hold […]

Sustainable Success: BASF Canada recognizes CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body in Customer Sustainability Awards Programme

Richmond, British Columbia — Last month, BASF Canada announced the winners of its first Customer Sustainability Awards Programme, where the coatings company recognized B.C. collision centre CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body as a Small Business Sustainability Leader. CSN OpenRoad Richmond Auto Body is a third-generation family business in operation since 1960. Helmed by President Randy […]

Environmentally Conscious Coatings: BASF announces 2050 net-zero goal

Ludwigshafen, Germany — BASF has announced its goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Based on the most recent progress in developing low-emission and CO2-free technologies, the company said it is also significantly raising its medium-term 2030 target for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. BASF now wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions worldwide by […]

Premium Pact: BASF extends multi-year contract with Mercedes-Benz

Ludwigshafen, Germany — BASF has recently entered a multi-year contract with Mercedes-Benz in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region that extends its commercially approved supplier status with the car company to Australia, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The pact builds on a similar 2019 contract with Mercedes-Benz in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

THE SHADES OF TOMORROW – BASF unveils its tenth annual automotive colour collection

BY AIDAN LABBOSSIERE Dark Seltzer. Hiatus Grey. Social Camouflage. These are the shades of the future, according to BASF’s tenth annual Automotive Colour collection. The colours in the collection serve as inspiration to automotive designers for vehicles that will be on the road in three to five years. The global collection, CODE-X, showcases, “everything from […]

BASF sponsors Sustainability Week in South Africa

Toronto, Ontario — June 24, 2019 – BASF is proud to announce their sponsorship in the international Sustainability Week Conference that begins June 24. This is the 9th Sustainability Week Conference hosted by Alive2Green, this year collaborating with 2nd Sustainable Cities Southern Africa Conference. The key focus of this year’s conference is to highlight the […]