MÜNSTER, Germany - For the third time since 2002, BASF’s Coatings Division in Mexico has received the prestigious General Motors Supplier of the Year award for outstanding performance as an automotive-coatings supplier to GM in Mexico.


Andrew Heilmann, General Motors global commodity manager, presented the award to the BASF Mexicana Coatings Division team during a ceremony held at BASF’s Tultitlán, Mexico, site.


MÜNSTER, Germany - For the third time since 2002, BASF’s Coatings Division in Mexico has received the prestigious General Motors Supplier of the Year award for outstanding performance as an automotive-coatings supplier to GM in Mexico.

In Mexico, BASF supplies two GM assembly plants: Silao and Ramos Arizpe. Recent GM projects successfully supported by BASF include the new HHR model, launched in 2005 at Ramos Arizpe, and the introduction of the GMT 900 Platform for the new Suburban, Avalanche and Escalade EXT models at Silao in 2006. Recently, BASF was selected as a supplier to a new GM plant in San Luis Potosi. See www.basf-coatings.com.