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BASF Coatings Inc. receives award from Nissan as best supplier


Great Success on the Philippines

Münster/Alabang. BASF Coatings, Inc. receives a plaque of commendation from Nissan Motors Philippines, Inc. as a QCD Top Performer for the year 2005. This is in grateful recognition of BCP’s exemplary performance in Quality, Delivery and Cost and continuous support to NMPI.

BASF was one of the recipients of the QCD award along with 9 other suppliers from different fields of supply. The ten awardees were chosen from NMPI’s pool of more than 60 local suppliers. This award was given in a ceremony in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines. It was presented to Marcelino M. Quismundo, President of BASF Coatings Inc. by NMPI’s President & CEO, Leman Lee, along with the presence of the following Nissan officials namely Adair Chang, Vice President-Manufacturing and Jess Gopez, Purchasing Manager.

BASF has been a reliable supplier of paints to NMPI since they started operations in September 1983. BASF has a market share of 90% on topcoats and clear coat. “As part of our commitment to better serve NMPI, BASF has assigned a dedicated technical service person on site. The main task of the technical service person is to monitor the use of BASF paints in the paint shop giving solutions and helping them in the improvement of their processes that leads to cost reduction”, explains Quismundo.

NMPI is currently building passenger cars namely Cefiro and Sentra Exalta and Nissan X-Trail. They also market completely built vehicles such as Verita, and Serena.

BASF : A major international player in coatings

BASF Coatings AG belongs to the global Coatings Division of the BASF Group. In 2005 the Coatings Division achieved world sales of about 2,2 billion euros. The Coatings Division develops, produces and markets a high-quality range of innovative automotive OEM coatings, automotive refinishes and industrial coatings as well as decorative paints, and also the processes needed to apply them. In this business, eco-efficient water-based, powder and high-solids coatings as well as radiation-curable systems play a special part. In Brazil, the company has been successful in the decorative paints market for years and holds the leading position. BASF has a major, global presence in the Coatings sector, with significant market positions in Europe, North America, South America and the Asia/Pacific region, for example with affiliates in Australia, China, India, Japan, and the Philippines. The internet address of BASF Coatings is

BASF Automotive Solutions. Performance Passion Success

BASF – The Chemical Company – is a leading-edge source of intelligent sustainable solutions to automotive manufacturers and their suppliers worldwide. With a full portfolio of technologies that include coatings, catalysts, engineering thermoplastics, polyurethanes, pigments and colorants, coolants and brake fluids for a broad array of exterior, interior, chassis and under-the-hood applications, BASF – The Chemical Company - develops and delivers the innovations that help the automotive industry improve the quality, appearance, safety, cost competitiveness, performance, comfort, fuel efficiency, sustainability. Website:


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