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Vibrant LumiNova Pigments
For a wide variety of applications

We are a European speciality chemical marketing group established in 1998 concentrating on the sale and distribution of quality special effect pigments, inks and functional coatings to the paper, ink and plastics industries.  Our Dublin Office handles all enquiries from Continental European customers with our Oxford Head Office servicing the UK market.

Central to our activity is our role as the main Distributor in Europe for Nemoto & Co. Ltd. (Japan), the world’s leading manufacturer of inorganic phosphorescent pigments and UV-fluorescent pigments and the inventor of LumiNova®.

Phosphorescent Pigments

Phosphorescent pigments absorb and store UV light and re-emit it in the form of visible light in the dark. This effect is more commonly known as “glow in the dark”.  They fall into two categories:

We also represent Schill & Seilacher GmbH for their range of recyclable water-based barrier coatings for paper and board and Evocoat 4610 Soy Polymer for industrial applications in the UK market.

With experienced and friendly staff, we have earned an excellent reputation and work closely with our customers and suppliers. These strong relationships make successful end product development possible by delivering technical, quality and commercial advantage now and in the future.

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LumiNova® Phosphorescent Pigments

A series of high luminance and long afterglow phosphorescent pigments, LumiNova® has revolutionised the range of applications especially for safety.

Non-slip coatings

Water-based coatings designed for surface application on paper and board especially for use in transit packaging.

Thermochromics and Photochromics

Pigments, slurries and inks which exhibit colour change with temperature or light for safety, brand security and novelty applications.

GSS Phosphorescent Pigments

Traditional glow in the dark phosphorescent pigments based on zinc sulphide used in paints, inks and polymers.

Hydrophobic barrier coatings

Water-based barrier coatings which provide excellent moisture barriers on paper and board for the replacement of plastic packaging.

UV Fluorescent and Security Pigments

Inorganic pigments suitable for brand protection, security printing and anti-counterfeit applications.

Diallyl Phthalate Resins

Special resins which provide fast curing in ink formulations for low energy cure, high speed printing.

Daylight Fluorescent Pigment Dispersions

High intensity pigment dispersions specifically designed for the flexographic ink maker.

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