Sun Chemical Launches Lumina® HD Fine Fraction Effect Pigments for the Coatings Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – May 10, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched Lumina® HD, a new family of high-definition effect pigments based on fine fraction synthetic mica that was developed to expand the color space for automotive stylings and other coatings applications, including aerospace, general industrial and powder coatings.

“We’re excited to introduce a new dimension of chroma for fine fraction effect pigments with Lumina HD,” said André Bendo, Business Development Manager, Pigments for Coatings, Sun Chemical. “These new pigments once again show Sun Chemical’s continuous engagement in research and development to enable our customers the creation of best-in-class coatings solutions.”

The first two pigments in the Lumina HD family are Lumina HD Blue and Lumina HD Russet. Both deliver the highest performance properties including exceptional chroma, enhanced distinctness of image and subtle sparkle. Lumina HD pigments provide designers new latitude to create unique shades in the red to maroon and blue color areas.

To learn more about the Lumina HD family of high-definition effect pigments and the entire family of Lumina effect pigments for the coatings market, visit

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About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at or connect with us on LinkedIn or Instagram.



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