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
Sources: Lanxess, Cologne, Germany; CP staff Lanxess has expanded Bayferrox black synthetic iron oxide pigment output potential by 5,000-plus metric tons per year at its Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany plant—the world’s largest processing operation of its kind.Read More
Sources: Ferro Corp., Cleveland; CP staff
Ferro Corp. has entered agreements to acquire certain assets of Georgia-based toll blender Delta Performance Products, plus a Belgium business, Cappelle Pigments NV. Delta incorporates Ferro’s complex inorganic colored pigments in customized blends for ready mixed and manufactured concrete, especially hardscape units.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