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Colour Management

A new series of colourant pigments will provide a glossy metallic look for paint replacement masterbatch. more

2 Nov 2017 10:48 Industry News

Understanding Colour Variation and How It Occurs

Tony Bestall, Director of Silvergate Plastics, looks at how, by following strict quality controls and procedures, colour variation in a plastic product can be minimised, meaning a more efficient and cost effective manufacturing process. more

5 Jun 2017 11:11 Guest Blog

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Franz Knittel

Motan Colortronic has released a series of volumetric dosing units that feature a flexible exchange system for a variety of material inputs. more

28 Apr 2017 11:10 Machinery

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Teknor Apex

A new series of thermoplastic vulcanisate elastomers from Teknor Apex are said to offer numerous benefits for high end car components. more

14 Feb 2017 14:31 Materials

Effects replicating natural materials have been pioneered by colour technicians at Gabriel-Chemie. more

7 Feb 2017 15:28 Materials

Broadway Colours has invested in an additional twin-screw extrusion line and larger mixing unit for its masterbatch facility in order to produce larger orders more quickly and efficiently. more

13 Jul 2016 16:01 Industry News

After an appearance on Dragon’s Den, children’s ride-on suitcase brand, Trunki, is a household name. BP&R spoke to Silvergate Plastics – which has been working with Trunki since day one –to find out the importance of strengthening brands with colour. more

1 Jul 2016 14:00 Materials

Broadway Colours has invested in new equipment as it undergoes further expansion following the success of its range of rotomoulding powders. more

1 Jun 2016 13:54 Industry News

Clariant and PolyOne have revealed their annual colour inspiration guides for 2017, with the trends inspired by some rather complex themes. more

12 Jan 2016 12:06 Industry News

Manufacturer of equipment for colour management solutions and colour communication technology, Datacolor, has launched a new series of spectrophotometers. more

7 Oct 2015 12:11 Machinery

Colour me happy: What’s your brand’s identity?

Sarah Skidmore, Marketing Manager at Plastics Colour Corp., explains how choosing the right colour for a plastic product, its branding or packaging goes much further than just aesthetics when it comes to winning over the consumer. more

20 Aug 2015 11:44 Guest Blog

UK-based manufacturer of masterbatch and colour concentrates, Colloids Ltd, has launched a number of advances in its product lines as it continues to enter new markets and industries. more

16 Sep 2014 11:23 Interplas 2014

X-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary, Pantone LLC, will feature a variety of instruments, software, services and techniques for ensuring accurate, reliable and consistent colour throughout the entire supply chain at Interplas. more

26 Aug 2014 15:31 Interplas 2014

UK manufacturer of masterbatch, Silvergate Plastics, has launched a new mobile app that will enable customers to request a colour match via their iPhone. more

16 May 2014 11:39 Industry News

North Wales-based manufacturer of colour, additive and fragrance masterbatches, Silvergate Plastics, has unveiled a new onsite colour development facility, which it believes to be the first of its kind in the UK. more

3 Jun 2013 15:54 Industry News

The importance of colour management is recognised by nearly every industry, with all sectors are preoccupied with the appearance of their products. Walter Franz reports on the importance of colour for the plastics industry. more

23 Nov 2012 14:34 Industry News