United States
Colors & Effects

Pigments for coatings

We offer end-to-end solutions for the automotive, industrial and architectural coatings markets from a single source. As global supplier for high performance organic, inorganic and effect pigments we help you providing your coatings with brilliant effects, lasting color durability and excellent pigment quality.

 

Automotive coatings

Automotive

Make the most of your design, with our pigments portfolio that fulfills multiple technical requirements. Our high performance pigments withstand extreme environmental impact with excellent durability thanks to high weather resistance, light fastness and color consistency. Create trendsetting car paint colors for pearlescent to metallic finishes in interior and exterior OEM, and refinish coatings.

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Industrial

Create stylish coatings that meet your performance needs. Our pigment for industrial coatings deliver excellent tinting strength, stability, and resistance with a sustainable approach. We support you creating your formulation with highest efficiency, durability, and improved health and safety properties in powder coatings, coil coatings, chrome effects (PVD), and plastic coatings.

Architectural Coating

Architectural

Benefit from the broadest color range in the building and construction industry. Profit from different advantages like UV resistance, chemical and weather resistance, or easy dispersibility. Our pigments and pigment preparations, usable in water- and solvent-based coating systems, fullfill decorative desires for interior paint and floor coatings, and protective requirements for exterior house colors such as facade paint, heat reflective paint, and cool roof paint.  

Featured products

eXpand! Blue: Be part of our journey into the deep blue (teaser image)
Automotive

eXpand!™ Blue EH 6001: Be part of our journey into the deep blue

Boost the intensity of your coatings and increase efficiency with the extended styling options offered by our stir-in pigments.

Automotive, Industrial

Paliocrom® Premium Gold EH1: Capture the sunset

Get maximum chroma with our highly brilliant metallic effect pigment. Paliocrom® Premium Gold extends your styling options for golden orange-to-red premium colors.

eXpand! Read – Teaser
Automotive

eXpand!™ Red EH 3427: Launch into our new universe

Explore infinite styling options with the pioneering stir-in pigment for automotive coatings. Thanks to it’s easy dispersibility you can boost your productivity and enhance color depth, flop, and sparkle.

Pigment dust
Automotive, Industrial

Lumina® Royal: Highest chroma, brilliant effects

Add brilliance to vibrant stylings from green gold to greenish blue shades through coppers and oranges. Optimized particle size deliver the highest chromaticity available for a wide variety of applications.

Trends and topics

Man in autonomous driving car
Automotive

Functional pigments for autonomous environments

Improved environmental mapping and object detection are critical to achieve higher levels of vehicle autonomy. Vehicle sensors will employ visual, near infrared,  radar and ultrasonic signals to assist with navigation. Formulation of substrates and coatings with functional pigments will help improve signal response and safety in future autonomous environments. 

Dirty but clean: Natural mica sourcing at our wholly owned mine in Hartwell, Georgia, USA [TEASER]
Cosmetics, Coatings, Plastics

Dirty but clean: Natural mica sourcing in Hartwell, Georgia, USA

Discover natural mica sourcing at our wholly owned mine in Hartwell, Georgia, USA. Our experienced employees will guide you through our fully ethical, traceable and environmentally friendly processes.

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Architectural

Pigment preparations for architectural and wood coatings

Benefit from easy coloration of paints and coatings. Our pigment preparations, suitable for manufacturing VOC-free paints in IPT and POS systems, deliver best coloristic properties.