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BASF.

HEADQUARTERS:

BASF Corporation

100 Campus Drive

Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

USA

Phone: (800) 526-1072 or (973) 245-6000

For product-related inquiries: (800) 669-BASF or (973) 245-7201.

BASF Coatings AG

Glasuritstrasse 1

D-48165 Muenster

Germany

Phone: 2501 14-0

Fax: 2501 14-33 73

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

BASF develops and markets a comprehensive range of coatings and coatings systems for automotive OEM, automotive refinish and industrial applications, and also provides materials for the manufacture of consumer paints and coatings. BASF coatings products are supported by global research and development capabilities, a wide range of technical services and a portfolio of value-added customer programs and services.

MARKETS SERVED:

BASF's coatings businesses serve a wide range of markets, including the automotive OEMs and their suppliers (i.e. automotive supplier metal, automotive supplier plastics), automotive refinish, CTS (Commercial Transport Systems) metal construction, appliance and general industrial markets. The company also provides materials for architectural coatings.

TECHNOLOGIES:

BASF coatings technologies include: solvent- and waterborne coatings, powder, no-solvent solutions, and UV-cured coatings. BASF also offers a range of coil and extrusion coatings. Unique BASF technologies include the Xfast rapid-dispersion, dry pigment system for reduced processing costs and less waste. BASF is also a leader in low-VOC coatings technologies.

TECHNICAL SERVICES:

Under its "Zero Headaches" commitment to customers, BASF supports its coatings products with a broad range of technical services that include: product testing; installation and launch support; ongoing technical support; and training.

MAJOR PRODUCTS:

BASF's major coatings products include a comprehensive portfolio of innovative automotive and industrial coatings and coatings systems, based on innovative technologies, designed to meet every coating need. BASF is also a leader in coatings color development and eco-efficient environmentally friendly coatings.

GLOBAL CAPABILITIES:

BASF Corporation in North America is part of the BASF Group, the world's largest chemical company. BASF Coatings in North America is part of an integrated global R&D, manufacturing and marketing network. BASF's coatings manufacturing facilities around the world are ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and QS-9000 registered, assuring the same levels of quality, service and commitment to environmental protection.

Sales, Technical, European and Asian Contacts:

North America:

Andrew Ladak

(248) 948-2088

ladaka@basf.com

Europe and Asia-Pacific:

Michael Golek

2501-143747

www.basf.com/usa
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