Joe Rosati Named 2022 Pioneer Award Recipient by Metropolitan New York Coatings Association

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – January 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Joe Rosati, Manager, Project Quality in the company’s Color Materials division, has received a 2022 Pioneer Award from the Metropolitan New York Coatings Association.

The award recognizes an individual MNYCA member or employee of a member company for 25,40, and 50 years of contributions to …

Sun Chemical Launches Six SunPURO® Natural Products for Beauty

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – November 15, 2022 – Sun Chemical has expanded its vast color portfolio to include six new plant-derived natural colorants and functional ingredients into its well-known SunPURO® line.

By entering the natural colorants space for beauty, Sun Chemical provides more sustainable solutions for customers who want to make natural claims in cosmetics …

Sun Chemical Launches Global Cosmetics Color Trends 2024

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 20, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched the global cosmetics color trends program for 2024, “Youtopia,” that includes two chapters of new seasonal trends, Rooted and Distilled. Sun Chemical’s annual program aims to forecast upcoming beauty trends with inspiring colors, textures, effects, and vegan formulations.

“Youtopia defines a state of …

Sun Chemical Launches New Effect Pigments: Flamenco® Summit Orange and Reflecks™ Dimensions Metallic Orange

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 11, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched two new bold, chromatic orange effect pigments — Flamenco® Summit Orange and Reflecks™ Dimensions Metallic Orange.

The boldest orange on natural mica in the portfolio, Flamenco Summit Orange, is a versatile effect pigment based on patented multilayer technology that provides a rich, clean …

Sun Chemical Launches SUNFOODS Natural Colorants for Food and Beverage

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – September 29, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched SUNFOODSTM Natural Colorants, a product line available in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa that can match a wide array of industry standard and custom colors that can be applied to a variety of food and beverage products.

This new line …

Sun Chemical Color Solutions Opens State-of-the-Art Masterbatch Mixing Plant in Germany

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 28, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s Color Materials division opened a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient mixing plant in Cologne, Germany.

Sun Chemical Color Solutions, the masterbatch business of the Color Materials division, is responsible for the development, manufacture, and distribution of masterbatches to the plastics industry. The new mixing plant enables Sun Chemical …

DIC Strengthens Environmental Investments in Outdoor Mass Algae Cultivation Facilities of U.S. and Chinese Subsidiaries

TOKYO — September 16, 2022 — DIC Corporation will promote environmental investments approximately US$9M at Earthrise (Earthrise Nutritionals, LLC, California), a U.S. subsidiary, and Hainan DIC (Hainan DIC Microalgae Co., Ltd., Hainan), a Chinese subsidiary, producing an edible blue-green algae, Spirulina, as well as the natural blue food colorant, LINABLUE®. This investment will …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Latest Innovations for the Plastic Industry at K 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA — September 6, 2022 — Under the theme: ‘Your Global Partner,’ Sun Chemical will present its leading polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) portfolio and world benchmark colour solutions to the plastics industry at K 2022 (19-26 October 2022, Messe Dusseldorf) on stand A53, Hall 8B.

Pigments

The Color Materials division of Sun Chemical will …

Sun Chemical Introduces Paliocrom® Satin Gold Pigment

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 30, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched Paliocrom® Satin Gold EH 3600 (L 2131), a mid-shade golden aluminum-based effect pigment with distinct satin character, high chroma and extremely smooth appearance.

As Sun Chemical’s first Paliocrom grade offered in a dry supply form, Satin Gold delivers unique color travel, excellent …

Sun Chemical Brings Distribution Business In-house

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – July 14, 2022 – As of July 1, 2022, Sun Chemical has assumed responsibility for home and personal care colorants, which were previously distributed by BTC Europe GmbH.

As a part of this business transfer, all future sales, samples and literature will be managed by Sun Chemical. This includes the popular …

DIC Invests in US Sustainable Biotech Startup Back of the Yards Algae Sciences

TOKYO, JAPAN – July 4, 2022 – DIC Corporation (TOKYO:4631) has completed investment in Back of the Yards Algae Science Inc. (BYAS), a sustainable food technology startup focused on developing innovative extracts and alternative proteins, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The move strategically advances DIC’s growing business position in more sustainable and circular algae-derived products, including …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation to Globally Increase Prices on Color Materials Portfolio

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – June 1, 2022 – Sun Chemical and the DIC Corporation will increase prices across select parts of its color materials portfolio, effective July 1, 2022 or as contracts allow. The price increase affects all market segments.

Without signs of relief, the cost increase for key raw materials and packaging components as …

Sun Chemical Reintroduces Beauty Business at InCosmetics 2022 with Innovative and Sustainable Solutions

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – March 22, 2022 – Sun Chemical will present its new Beauty is Colorful campaign at InCosmetics 2022 on April 5-7 in Paris, France. Built on innovative and sustainable solutions, the campaign includes several new product launches and highlights the company’s growing naturals portfolio.

“It has been two years since we have …

Sun Chemical and DIC to Globally Implement Energy Surcharges on Color Materials Portfolio

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – March 1, 2022 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, the DIC Corporation, will amend their existing transportation surcharge. In addition, and in order to reflect cost dynamics in the global energy market, an energy surcharge on the entire Color Materials portfolio will become effective from April 1, 2022.

As the …

Sun Chemical to Globally Increase Prices on Color Materials Portfolio

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – February 1, 2022 – Sun Chemical will increase prices across selected parts of its pigments, dyes and preparations portfolio, effective February 14, 2022 or as contracts allow. The price increase affects all market segments.

Continuous inflationary pressure and further price spikes for key raw materials continue to drive cost increases. Additionally, …