Black Color Concentrate Without Carbon Black

What makes black concentrate black? In most cases it’s the use of carbon black to give black polymer materials the black color that customers want. However, in some applications carbon black cannot be used. For example, some medical devices cannot have carbon black in their formulations. There are other applications in some other industries that have a special need for a black color concentrate without carbon black as well. Overall however, black color concentrate formulated without carbon black is a niche product. The use of carbon black makes it easier to obtain the black that custom


PET Enhances Your Sustainability Efforts

PET (Polyethylene Terephtalate) is one of the most commonly used polymers in packaging, including food packaging (peanut butter, mayonnaise, salad dressing) and beverage (soft drink, water, beer) bottles, and consumer packaging of all types. It’s also the most recycled plastic in America, according to information from, and displays the #1 in the chasing arrows recycling symbol. Because of that fact, there’s a big demand for recycled PET (RPET), which has been in short supply over the past few years. RPET is in high demand particularly for thermoforming applications, due


PET does not contain BPA

A plastic bottle is a plastic bottle is a plastic bottle. Or NOT! There’s been a lot of misinformation in the consumer marketplace about plastic bottles that contain BPA (Bisphenol-A), which some groups claim is hazardous to our health. However, the FDA and other scientific and health organizations, have not found any link between developmental and reproductive disorders claimed by these groups and BPA, which is found in hard plastics. Some of the misinformation is confusing to consumers, who believe that all plastics contain BPA. Recently, in an effort to educate the public about the var

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