Shown at the presentation are (left to right) Kari Kuvaja, GM executive director, Global Purchasing-Exterior; Jay Baker, vice president, BASF's Coatings Solutions business in North America; and Karl-Friedrich Stracke, GM executive director, Global Body/Exterior/Dimensional/Engineering/Interiors.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. - For the third time since 2002, BASF has been named a General Motors Supplier of the Year for exceptional performance as a global supplier of automotive OEM coatings.

Jay Baker, vice president of BASF's Coatings business in North America, accepted the award on behalf of BASF during recognition ceremonies at GM's Vehicle Engineering Center at the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Mich.