Webinar: Innovation in Yellow and Orange Pigments

Pushing the Edge of the Durable Color Envelope Webinar Presented by Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager with The Shepherd Color Company Recorded on October 18, 2018   Pushing the edge of the durable color envelope comes down to giving chemists and formulators the pigments that are chromatic, opaque and durable. These three properties perhaps are hardest […]

Shepherd Color Pigments Share 50 Years of Successful Weathering with Kynar 500® Resin

October 2017 marked a truly amazing milestone in coatings technology. Weathering test panels of coatings made with Kynar 500® PVDF resin (Arkema Inc.) and Shepherd Color Company CICP’s (Complex Inorganic Color Pigments) have achieved an amazing 50 years of successful weathering. The actual weathering test panels are shown in the photograph below. The top portion […]

Shepherd Color announces new YInMn Blue Pigment

The Shepherd Color Co. is excited to announce the groundbreaking “YInMn Blue” technology, licensed from Oregon State University, and inspiring the new “Bluetiful” crayon color from Crayola, is ready for commercial sale. The US EPA granted Shepherd Color a Low Volume Exemption (LVE) so this new pigment, commercially known as Blue 10G513, can be used […]

Shepherd Color Exhibiting at the European Coatings Show Hall 7 Stand 7-314

Shepherd Color is exhibiting at the European Coatings Show April 4-6, 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany.  The Booth (Hall 7 Stand 7-314) will feature Dynamix and Arctic pigments. Just stir in Dynamix! Achieve 100% Pure Color Dispersions with Dynamix! Get Pure Profitability, Pure Convenience, and Pure Consistency with Dynamix Stir-in Pigments! How cool are you? Get there with Arctic […]

Dispersant Guide For Shepherd Pigments In Coatings

SUMMARY The selection of a dispersant package for a coating formulation is not a simple proposition and can require a substantial amount of laboratory work using experimental design to determine the optimal choice. The selection process needs to consider many factors including the following: is the coating solvent based or water based, if it is […]