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BASF is Core Supplier to PSA Peugeot CitroŽn


Clermont/France . BASF Coatings has been awarded the title of ďcore supplierĒ by the PSA Peugeot CitroŽn Group. In the continuity of the deployment of its ďExcellence in Supplier RelationshipĒ approach, Jean-Baptiste Formery, Purchasing Executive Director Vehicle Components at PSA Peugeot CitroŽn presented this honor to Oliver Homolle, President of Business Center West and President of BASF France, who accepted it on behalf of the company.

Beyond its 13 strategic suppliers, PSA Peugeot CitroŽn identifies and recognizes as ďcore suppliersĒ businesses with international operations that set the standard in their respective fields. PSA Peugeot CitroŽn aims to develop its supplier relationships into a lasting competitive edge. BASF Coatings was named due to its high quality, delivery reliability and its high technical competency with a high degree of versatility. In addition, BASF offers in-depth know-how on all coating layers and technologies, along with shortened application processes, thus meeting all of PSAís requirements.

BASF Coatings, a part of the BASF Group, develops, produces and markets both automotive refinish coatings and automotive OEM coatings at the Clermont site. The BASF Group is the worldís largest automotive supplier in the chemical industry and is considered to be a reliable and competent partner along the entire value chain. From technical plastics, polyurethane and special foams, coatings and fuel additives to catalytic converters, battery materials, pigments, cooling and brake fluids, as well as chemicals for leather and textiles, BASF offers a wide range of products for use in the automotive industry.

About BASF Coatings

BASF Coatings develops, produces and markets a high-quality range of innovative automotive OEM coatings, automotive refinishes and industrial coatings as well as decorative paints. BASF has significant market positions in the Coatings sector in Europe, North America, South America and the Asia Pacific region. In 2011 BASF Coatings achieved global sales of 2.8 billion Euros. The internet address of BASF Coatings is . You can download a copy of BASF customer magazine Coatings Partner from

About BASF

BASF is the worldís leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and system solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring healthy food and nutrition and helping to improve the quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future. BASF posted sales of about Ä73.5 billion in 2011 and had more than 111 ,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information on BASF is available on the Internet at .


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