BASF Coatings has been awarded the title of “core supplier” by the PSA Peugeot Citroën Group. In the continuity of the deployment of its “Excellence in Supplier Relationship” approach, Jean-Baptiste Formery, Purchasing Executive Director Vehicle Components at PSA Peugeot Citroën 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 Citroën identifies and recognizes as “core suppliers” businesses with international operations that set the standard in their respective fields. PSA Peugeot Citroën 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 PSA’s 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 world’s 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.