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BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions Launches Lean Customer Program

Emphasizing that Lean principles create 'more value with less work', BASF is using the program to help customers implement Lean principles of reducing waste and developing a culture of continuous improvement in a collision repair center.

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions recently launched a nationwide Lean training program for its collision repair customers.

Emphasizing that Lean principles create ‘more value with less work’, BASF is using the program to help customers implement Lean principles of reducing waste and developing a culture of continuous improvement in a collision repair center.

The Lean training program was delivered to the market in conjunction with BASF’s “Change is in the Air” event, designed to help collision repairers learn about the benefits of BASF’s waterborne technologies and ways these refinish systems can help shop owners reduce waste, improve efficiencies, and meet ever-increasing environmental regulations.

“One of the four pillars that guides BASF every day is the dedication to helping make customers more successful,” said Michael Foldvary, BASF marketing manager. “Bringing the benefits of Lean principles and eco-friendly products to our customers is one of the ways we are doing just that.”

Two of the most recent “Change is in the Air” programs were held at the Aquarium in Atlanta, Ga., and the Country Music Hall of Fame in Tennessee, and featured keynote speakers, Tim Wilder and Sam Malatesta, both of whom are collision repair industry experts.

BASFsaid it will continue to bring these valuable Lean programs to customers across the nation over the coming months.

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