BASF supplies coatings automotive manufacturer Belgee

BASF supplies coatings to automotive manufacturer Belgee

11:36 AM, 22nd November 2017
BASF supplies coatings to automotive manufacturer Belgee
From left: Ravil Bayazitov; Markus Staubermann; Jun Liu, trainee, automotive OEM coatings, BASF; Yauhen Finahenau, BASF application engineer; Monika Pander, account manager new business development, automotive OEM coatings, BASF.

MINSK, BELARUS: Belgee, one of the rising stars in the automotive industry has opened a new automotive production plant in Belarus, Europe, enhancing its cooperation with BASF SE.

BASF’s coatings division supplies the respective coatings products for the car body as well as for the plastic parts. BASF is a single supplier for all coatings layers – comprising e-coat, primer, basecoat and clearcoat.

At the plant near Minsk, Belarus, SUVs for the Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian and Kazakh market will be produced.

Belgee is a joint venture was founded by Geely, one of the leading Chinese car producers, and Belarusian automotive manufacturer BELAZ. The cooperation is the result of an intense preparation.

“We are proud that we won Belgee as new customer for our comprehensive layer portfolio and that we can further strengthen our position on the Eastern European market,” said Monika Pander, account manager new business development, automotive OEM coatings, at BASF.

“In the end, we were able to convince Belgee with the quality of our products and our technological know-how,” added Ravil Bayazitov, local account manager, automotive OEM coatings, BASF Wostok.

“The successful international collaboration between all the teams from Germany, Russia and China was also a key to success,” said Markus Staubermann, technical project manager, BASF.

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