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BASF and TGPM open Automotive Refinish Competence Center in China
Together with Guangdong TGPM Automotive Group Co. Ltd. (TGPM) has opened the Refinish Competence Center (RCC) BASF-TGPM in Foshan, Guangdong Province (China).
Foshan is a regional center for the automotive industry in China and Asia. This new center will meet the needs from the entire value chain in one multi-functional complex. Occupying almost 1,800 square meters on two floors, it houses state-of-the-art facilities such as preparation bays, spray booths, and mixing islands, as well as a spacious gallery area, and various lecture and conference rooms for training, visualised experiences and customer interaction.
TGPM builds own racetrack
The facility is part of TGPM, an automotive chemical and auto parts manufacturing company based in Foshan. BASF has been partnering with TGPM for more than 20 years. To share with customers the passion for cars, TGPM is building a racing track of 4.7 kilometers within its premise. The RCC in Foshan will feature the premium brands of BASF’s automotive refinish coatings portfolio. BASF is committed to providing customers with new, eco-efficient solutions for sustainable market success, such as water-borne basecoats and integrated processes, which will help lower emissions of volatile organic compounds and protect the environment.