SOUTHFIELD, MI - BASF Coatings Solutions has received an Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) honorable mention. BASF was recognized for its Eco2 AdBloc™ technology, an adhesion-promoting primer for thermoplastic polyolefin substrates. This innovation is a new, proprietary BASF resin technology that can be used in place of traditional chlorinated polyolefin resins because it promotes adhesion without the use of chlorinated compounds.