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2020 – A Demonstration of Dedication

By Scott T. Becker, CEO To say 2020 was a challenge is a complete understatement.  We were faced with some unusual issues as we traveled throughout the year.  Some were common to other companies and some were not.  But to have these occur in one year and work our way through is a testament to…

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‘The true holiday spirit is bringing color into the lives of others’

2020 has been a year like no other – crazy and overwhelming in every sense of the way. A year of COVID-19, social distancing, closed shops and restaurants and working from home. This year obliged us to do things differently and to appreciate the little things in life. The major difference was that social distancing…

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Flexible color selections for Soft PVC

What if you could improve your position in the market by producing any color at any time for your Flexible PVC? By Christa Deuzings, Management Support Sales – The Netherlands Flexible PVC is widely used in various products like floors, wire and cables, artificial leather, wall coverings, coated fabrics for tarpaulins, tents, awnings etc. The…

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Chromaflo Key Terms

Colorants A substance that is added or applied to add color to or change the color of a material or surface. Colorants can be used for many applications including thermoset composites, paints and coatings, textiles, inks and plastics. Colorants work by absorbing varying amounts of light at different wavelengths and reflecting the remaining wavelengths. Chromaflos’ colorants contain pigment (solid particles) which are dispersed, stabilized and suspended…

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Chromaflo Slurries

Are you looking for a TiO2 powder alternative? By Christa Deuzings, Management Support Sales – The Netherlands Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) is the most widely used and produced pigment in the world. For years TiO2 has been under discussion because of potential health effects. In February 2020 the European Commission classified powder TiO2 as a suspected…

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New Central Hub – Chromaflo Netherlands

Optimizing our customer services by expanding our warehouse capacity with 3000 square meters By Christa Deuzings, Management Support Sales – The Netherlands Logistics has become more complex and increasingly important in recent decades. It is now as important as traditional divisions like finance, production or marketing. For Chromaflo, logistics is defined as planning, implementing and…

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Defining a Color System or Collection: How Coatings Manufacturers Use Multiple Inputs to Create a Color Palette

Defining a color space is an essential step in  promoting a coating system. Ultimately, it will be the end-users of the coatings that will define whether the color space selected is successful.  So, understanding the number of factors influencing the choice of colors will help to determine whether that color space will be successful or…

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Letter from our CEO

How We Are Addressing the Risk of the Coronavirus I wanted to provide you with a brief update on our global actions associated with the Coronavirus, specifically focused on: The safety & health of our employees How and why we are viewed as an ‘essential’ business in most parts of the world What the demand…

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Low VOC Colorants: Essential to Creating Eco-Friendly Coatings

Low VOC colorants are vital to creating eco-friendly coatings. In this post, we break down why.

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Polyaspartic Coatings

In this infographic, we review the six characteristics of polyaspartic coatings and weigh the benefits.

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3 colorant trends affecting paint and coatings companies in 2016

The colorants industry is constantly changing as technology and global economics push innovatation. Here are the biggest colorant trends shaping the industry.

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The environmental impact of sustainability in paints and coatings

How to incorporate green thinking in your paint or coatings business

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