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PCC Spectrum June 2014

PCC continues to expand production and enhance our customer service capabilities with demand for liquid color on the rise. A new liquid color line is set to debut at our Asheboro, N.C. plant this summer, bringing full-scale liquid production to the east coast along with our expanded R&D capabilities. The new production line in Asheboro, along with our Sun Valley, Calif. liquid color line, will help PCC meet the demand for liquid color throughout North America…

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Color me… a winner Plastics Color Corporation unveils top color picks for 2014

“The chief function of color should be to serve expression,” explained master impressionist painter Henri
Matisse.
It’s a short sentiment that speaks volumes to the importance of color not simply in two dimensional art but in the natural scenery and man-made products of everyday life. Color influences, evokes, informs, persuades, soothes, motivates. Color can be linked to every emotion. With that in mind, PCC has embarked on an annual campaign to identify key colors for the plastics industry.
The top two picks for 2014 – selected from a dozen finalists – are Oceanana and Copperico.

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Winds of Change Fan Flame Retardant Alternatives Development

In April, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it was putting 20 flame retardant chemicals, including five used heavily in plastics, under their regulatory microscope for a closer look at possible environmental impacts. TBB,TBPH, TCEP, TDCPP and HBCD are the common abbreviations for these chemicals used in polyurethane foam products including furniture and carpet padding, and building insulation comprised of expanded and extruded polystyrene.

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Fake Products, Real Dangers

Plastics manufacturers, processors and compounders such as Plastics Color Corporation are partnering with chemical security specialists to develop leading edge technologies that impart security and anti-counterfeiting properties to a wide variety of plastic products, parts and packaging.

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Impresión 3D trae a casa la fabricación

Necesitas un nuevo vestido de noche, una parte para el lavavajillas, una pieza de ajedrez que falta. Y, a su hijo le gusta mucho un avión de control remoto genial. Claro, usted podría pasar horas buscando en el Internet por los elementos apropiado. O simplemente puede imprimirlos.
Sí, usted realmente puede “imprimir” su propia ropa o partes de electrodomésticos

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El Próximo Año: Un Poco de Todo

Esto ocurre cada mes de diciembre. Los analistas ponen su mejor estimación de avance para el próximo año, las previsiones del mercado para los productos y las materias primas se dieron a conocer, las convenciones se trazan, y después recorriendo el mundo y el arco iris, Pantone revela su color del año para los próximos 12 meses.

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