Plastics have been the subject of a lot of negative media coverage with growing evidence of pollution in our oceans and river systems. Plastics, as a versatile range of materials which have the possibility to adapt to suit different applications at low unit cost, have perhaps been a victim of their own success. The range of end applications is vast from toothbrushes to aircraft parts.

It is an important carrier of many of the products we sell due to its low cost and functionality. If recycled properly, plastics can remain an important part of our lives.

Pastics Pigments

Our Solutions

GSS and LumiNova® phosphorescent pigments may be incorporated into different polymers for photoluminescent safety signs, safety evacuation wayguidance sytems, fireman’s helmets, glow in the dark comforters for babies, nebulisers, levers, switches, guidelines for nursing homes for the elderly to aid orientation – the possible list of applications is endless.

UV Fluorescent and other security pigments may be incorporated into plastic film to give security or special effects.

Water-based barrier coatings to impart non-slip or to adjust the surface properties of plastic films.

Thermochromics incorporated into a polymer to show temperature change, for example, hot indicators for bath toys or photochromics to give a colour change when moving from dark to light.

Our Manufacturers



A world leader in the development of inorganic phosphorescent and UV fluorescent pigments for a wide range of applications.


Schill & Seilacher

A specialist in the development of water-based recyclable barrier coatings for paper and board to replace plastic packaging.


Osaka Soda

A Japanese producer of Diallyl Phthalate resins for use in solvent-free UV ink formulations for low energy cure high speed printing machines.


Nippon Keiko Kagaku

A high-quality producer of daylight fluorescent pigment dispersions with fine particle size and high intensity for marker and gel pen ink formulations.


Thermochromic & Photochromic

We offer a range of high-quality reversible and irreversible thermochromic and photochromic powders, slurries and finished inks.


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