BASF Coatings has won Daimler AG's Daimler Supplier Award 2011 in the category, "Trucks and Buses, Exterior." The company was one of 13 suppliers to receive the award in Stuttgart, Germany. Once a year, the Daimler Supplier Award is given to recognize excellent performance with respect to quality, cost, delivery reliability and innovation.
Dr. Alexander Haunschild, head of automotive OEM coatings Europe, accepted the award for BASF. The award was presented by Andreas Renschler, head of Daimler trucks division.
BASF Coatings is a long-standing partner of Daimler for passenger cars, as well as buses and trucks, in all regions. In addition to the complete product portfolio, ranging from e-coat to clearcoat, the company offers a wide range of services. In the area of buses and trucks, BASF Coatings supplies Daimler plants in all regions.
The presentation of the Daimler Supplier Awards took place as part of the Daimler Key Supplier Meeting at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart. Around 450 representatives of the most important Daimler suppliers and 200 representatives of Daimler management participated in the event.