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Plasticolors buys Milliken’s pigment dispersion business

Pigment and chemical dispersions supplier Plasticolors Inc. has bought Milliken & Co.'s non-urethane pigment dispersion product lines.


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January 22, 2012 by Canadian Plastics

Pigment and chemical dispersions supplier Plasticolors Inc. has bought Milliken & Co.’s non-urethane pigment dispersion product lines.

The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

According to Ashtabula, Ohio-based Plasticolors, the purchase includes pigment dispersion product lines based on unsaturated polyester, epoxy, plasticizer, benzoate ester, polyurea, polyamide and silicone chemistries.

“The acquisition of these products from Milliken Design Inc. is consistent with our focus in supplying quality colorants and additives for high-performance, specialty applications for thermoset plastics and coatings,” said Scott Becker, Plasticolors’ president and CEO. “The acquired products fit well with our existing lines, providing the full breadth of options required to support these industries.” 

Production of the acquired products will be moved from the Milliken & Co. location in Aston, Penn., to Plasticolors’ facility in Ashtabula.