BASF backs WorldSkills with Glasurit 100 Line

BASF is again supporting WorldSkills International this year as global silver partner of the WorldSkills Competition and exclusive sponsor of the Car Painting category with its premium refinish paint brand Glasurit.

WorldSkills Lyon 2024 takes place from 10-15 September with more than 1,500 participants from 65 countries competing across 62 skills competitions.

In the Car Painting category, 24 countries are competing with BASF providing its most advanced waterborne paint system Glasurit 100 Line.

Chris Titmarsh, senior vice president, Global BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings Solutions, said: “We want to empower our next generation of young painters and continue to inspire and motivate them to build a career in the spray-painting profession. That’s why this year, we have stepped up our promise with our most advanced Glasurit 100 Line and AraClass solutions, which will raise the overall bar for training and development as it leads the industry in process time, consumption, and sustainability and will provide an outstanding experience for our young talents.”

David Hoey, CEO WorldSkills International, added: “Sustainability has become an important element embedded in the assessment of each skill competition as well as an integral skill for every painter to master.

“By supporting WorldSkills Lyon 2024, BASF again demonstrates the strongest commitment to promoting sustainable solutions and practices for future generations of skilled talent and education systems.”