The car was painted with Glasurit 55 Line “Goolsby Glasurit Gray” and, out of a field of 15 entries, it stood out for the best use of color according to award judge and presenter Chip Foose.
Over three days, each participant demonstrated their mastery of different collision repair tasks including: preparation, blending, color retrieval, color reading, paint masking, and health and safety.
The new Albert Kemperle, Inc., location in Fort Myers, Fla., distributing BASF paint brands Glasurit, R-M and Limco, opened last month.
BASF’s R-M automotive refinish paint brand recently served as the Platinum Sponsor for the Back to the Bricks car show in Flint, Mich., for the second year in a row.
This is the first time American Honda has issued a service bulletin specifying approved paint lines for warranty repairs.
Gillfillan joins BASF as vice president, Automotive Refinish Solutions, North America at its Southfield, Mich., location.
The first-place winner will receive a Chip Foose-designed trophy, a personalized rendering autographed by Foose and a customized Glasurit Best Paint Award jacket.
BASF will also provide a comfort and lounge area on the show floor during the Expo August 11-12.
Winner A-1 Toyota is the first Toyota dealer from the Northeast to receive the recognition since the award’s inception.
Foose will participate in the opening ceremonies, attend the vendor expo on Sunday, July 10th, from 12-4 p.m. and be at the BASF booth for autographs and photos.
The R-M Best Painter contest tests skills in the use of R-M ONYX HD waterborne technology to maximize productivity and ensure the lowest possible environmental impact.
All products tested received approval into 2017. The approval process ensures the paint systems give the appearance, performance and durability comparable to the OEM factory finish.