Plastics Color Corporation

14201 Paxton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60409 US

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

ADDITIVES: Highly-Loaded Color Concentrates
Plastics Color's UltraBatch colorants positioned to compete with liquid color.

The Power of Color in Brand Identity
In its custom plastics color development, Plastics Color Corp. pays attention to the psychology of color.

Why Processors Are Rediscovering Liquid Colorants
In extrusion, injection, and blow molding, liquid color is enjoying something of a renaissance. Cost is one reason, but advances in pigments, carriers, delivery systems, and innovative service programs have played a role too.

ADDITIVES: Anti-Counterfeiting Tag Technology Compatible With Broad Range Of Plastics
Plastics Color launches proprietary anti-counterfeiting taggant masterbatch technology for packaging and consumer goods.

ADDITIVES: News in Liquid Color
Liquid color is gaining interest as evidenced by suppliers' investments in new products and services.

'Germ Warfare’: New Materials Withstand Sterilization, Disinfectant Barrage
At recent Plastec West show, material suppliers introduced grades that can withstand more and more varied sterilizations and/or materials that utilize specialty additives to impart antimicrobial properties.

ADDITIVES: Plastics Color Expands
Plastics Color's 40% expansion by year's end will boost capacity for color concentrates, compounds, and custom functional masterbatches at its headquarters plant.

Plastics Color Expands
Plastics Color is expanding its headquarters plant by 40%, which will boost capacity for color concentrates, compounds, and custom functional masterbatches before year's end.

Plastics Color Expands
Plastics Color is expanding its headquarters plant by 40% which will boost capacity for color concentrates, compounds, and functional masterbatches before year's end.

AUXILIARIES: Upgraded Web Portal Streamlines Color Design & Development
Color and additive masterbatch compounder PCC (Plastics Color Corp.), Calumet, Ill., has launched the second generation of “Isaac,” its web portal and standalone software that helps customers drastically reduce time to market by streamlining the color design and development process.

Additives at NPE: Many Routes To ‘Greener’ Plastics
Just as eco-friendliness was a major theme in materials news at the big show in April, so it was with additives.

Acquisitions in Additives, Testing Equipment
PCC (Plastics Color Corp.), Calumet City, Ill., a maker of color and additive concentrates and compounds, has acquired Polysource LLC and its Pinnacle Color subsidiary in Tempe, Ariz.

A Pioneer in ‘Clean Compounding’
When Plastics Color Corp., based in Calumet City, Ill., established a new compounding plant in Southern California, the firm decided this couldn’t be an ordinary color/additive masterbatch facility.

ADDITIVES: A New Toolkit for Modifying PLA
New additives boost performance, processability, and appearance of biopolymer.

Product Categories of Plastics Color Corporation

ABS
Acetal
Acrylic Copolymers
Acrylic/Polycarbonate Alloy
Acrylics
Acrylonitrile Copolymers
Antiblocking Concentrates
Antifogging Agents
Antioxidant Concentrates
Antistat Concentrates
ASA Copolymers and Alloys
Biodegradable, Photodegradable Resins and Compounds
Blowing Agents--Concentrates
Butadiene Styrene Copolymers (not Including Elastomers)
Color Concentrates, Liquid or Paste
Color Concentrates, Solid
Compatibilizers
Conductive Additives
Custom Compounding, Formulating--Thermoplastics
Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)
Fillers--Organic Type
Flame Retardant Concentrates
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
Fluoropolymers
Fragrance Additives
HDPE
Impact Modifiers
LDPE
LLDPE
Lubricant Concentrates
MDPE
Nucleating/Clarifying Agents
Nylon/Abs Alloys
Nylon/Polypropylene Alloys
Nylons - Other
Nylon--Type 6
Nylon--Type 6/66 Copolymer
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Nylon--Type 66
Nylon--Type Mxd6
Other Styrene Copolymers
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate/ABS Alloys
Polycarbonate/Polyester Alloy
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PET Type
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PETG Type
Polylactide (PLA) Polymers
Polypropylene (including Copolymers)
Polystyrene
Polysulfone
PPE/PS Alloys
Processing Aids--Mineral/Inorganic Type
Processing Aids--Other Organic Types
Processing Aids--Polymeric Type
PVC--Flexible Compounds
Recycling--Purchasing Scrap or Waste Plastics
Release Agents--Internal (Additive Type)
SAN
Slip Agent Concentrates
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Olefinic Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Polyester Type
Thermoplastic Elastomers--Styrenic Type
UV Stabilizer Concentrates
UV Stabilizers