BASF Automotive Refinish has signed an agreement with Driven Brands, extending its 25-year relationship with CARSTAR North America. As a preferred partner, BASF will continue to provide CARSTAR shops with its Glasurit and R-M paint systems across the United States.
“We’re proud to continue to work with elite partners, like BASF, who allow us to offer exceptional products at reasonable costs to our customers throughout the country,” said Michael Macaluso, president – CARSTAR North America. “I look forward to continued, close work with them for years to come as we continue to grow and provide best-in-class service to our customers.”
BASF says it is committed to being a market leader in advanced technology and services for the refinish market. Its Glasurit and R-M paint brands are supported by a number of OEM approvals and are backed by one of the strongest R&D investments in the industry, according to the company.
“BASF and CARSTAR have enjoyed a win-win relationship,” said Denise Kingstrom, BASF distribution director. “Our expertise and dedicated teams will continue to provide CARSTAR customers with the highest-quality products and services to maximize paint and material profitability, combined with market-leading training and support.”