A line of color concentrates is said to provide a luxurious metallic look to health and beauty-aid packaging.

A line of color concentrates is said to provide a luxurious metallic look to health and beauty-aid packaging. New MetaLustre colorants from Teknor Color Co., Pawtucket, R.I., reportedly ensure identical appearance for brand packaging made from different resins. MetaLustre formulations are available to deliver identical hues in PET, PETG, LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, PP (including clarifi ed and copolymer types), ionomer, GPPS, HIPS, SAN, ABS, PVC, PC, nylon, and TPEs. Six colors are available: aluminum, blue steel, brass, copper, gold, and pewter. One of the fi rst commercial uses is a new line of heavy-wall stock PET bottles, called PET Metal, from Impressions Packaging Corp., Peachtree, Ga. Tel: (401) 725-8000 . www.teknorcolor.com

Teknor Color Co.
505 Central Ave. Pawtucket, RI 02861-1945
Phone (401) 725-8000 Fax (401) 724-8520