R-M AGILIS® is proven to be the fastest and greenest waterborne basecoat system.

R-M set new standards in the automotive refinish industry by introducing AGILIS, a pioneer waterborne basecoat system. With the lowest VOC content and the highest eco-effectiveness ever, the new product line revolutionized the global premium waterborne automotive refinish market. Four years later, it has been tried, tested, and proven to be the best in the world with benchmark statistics collected from over 1000 body shops across 20 countries.


AGILIS helps body shops increase their performance with up to 40% less process time, making a dramatic difference to throughput, compared to a standard basecoat line In the market. Thanks to its advanced formulations and process solutions it has also led to 30% less material consumption for every application. To increase performance even more, R-M launched AMPLIFIER which allows body shops to use paint left from previous mixes for an extra 20% less consumption and 50% faster process time.

AGILIS has an advanced pigment technology that offers 100% color accuracy using the world’s most comprehensive color database and more accurate and efficient color retrieval. Added to this, AGILIS Tricoat turns some 3-stage colors into 2-stage colors for a simplified workflow at incredible speed with greater sustainability, while offering robustness in tri-coats at unbeatable speed.

"Become the fastest, greenest, most colorful you Is our new campaign headline. We give our customers business a serious advantage with AGILIS. We have taken the market feedback, worked with customers and partners, and we have Improved our formulations and processes to step up the game in outstanding performance and sustainability for the best repairs," said Jane Niemi, Head of Global Marketing, BASF Automotive Coatings Solutions.

AGILIS leads the industry in sustainability with the lowest VOC at less than 250 grams per liter. In fact AGILIS exceeds all global VOC requirements and is 40% below the EU legal limit. And to ensure body shops can repair in any temperature, R-M launched AGILIS Xtreme to keep VOC at a super low <250g/l, regardless of the climate conditions.

Furthermore, there are now spot repairs and blended training available in the product family too. The rollout of AGILIS continues world-wide. 

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