Lents Body Shop Inc. announced it’s the first Portland-Vancouver-area auto body and paint shop to use the BASF Glasurit 90 Line waterborne paint system.
Lents, owned by Randy Dagel, also has earned recognition as a Certified Eco-logical Automotive Business by meeting requirements set by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, the City of Portland Environmental Services and the Oregon Metro Open Spaces program.
Lents, established in 1968, has also received the AAA of Oregon Certificate of Approval in recognition of performance in meeting its customers’ automotive service needs, and has also earned recognition as a Gold Class Facility by I-CAR. The shop is also a member of the Automotive Service Association, Northwest Automotive Trades Association and Oregon Collision Repair Specialists.
BASF earned the Presidential Green Chemistry Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the first automotive paint manufacturer to win the honor for using chemistry to significantly reduce pollution.