Sources: Ferro Corp., Peachtree Corners, Ga.; CP staff Pigment specialist Ferro underscores the suitability of its new Coal Black 326 agent for concrete, mortar and grouts, producers of which have historically lacked a cement-compatible and aesthetically appealing black pigment. Company officials cite the limitations of traditional black pigment options:Read More
CathayGran inorganic, micro-granulated pigments for concrete masonry or hardscape units are produced with a new generation of spray-drying technology. The process yields free flowing, easy to handle, consistently graded granules that exhibit optimal dispersing characteristics in block or paver mixes. The CathayGran series spans the full spectrum of concrete-coloring pigments, all of which are processed at the highest purity possible.Read More
The third Lanxess Pigments Symposium took place in Las Vegas last month, the day before the World of Concrete 2017 opened. Under the “Trusted partnerships for sustainable growth” theme, the Lanxess Inorganic Pigments business unit provided 100-plus industry affiliates from around the globe a platform to discuss industry challenges.Read More
Sources: Lanxess AG, Cologne, Germany; CP staff
Under a “Trusted partnerships for sustainable growth” theme, the third Lanxess Pigments Symposium took place in Las Vegas as a lead in to the World of Concrete 2017, and provided 100-plus affiliates from around the globe a platform to discuss industry challenges.Read More
New York-based Applied Minerals, Inc. unveiled the Amiron natural iron oxide pigment line at the National Concrete Masonry Association’s premier ICON X-Change earlier this year. Vertically integrated from deposit to market, the company’s Dragon Mine harbors what officials describe as one of the world’s purest in-situ iron oxide resources.Read More
Source: Rockwood Holdings Inc., Princeton, N.J.
The Rockwood Color Pigments and Services business will build an advanced technology production facility in Augusta, Ga.—the first new iron oxide pigment operation in the U.S. in 35 years.Read More