Pigments Continue to Play a Role in Energy Saving, Recycling, and Sustainability


Sustainable innovation in pigments and dyes

In the September issue of Compounding World, Jennifer Markarian reports on how pigments are increasingly playing a role in energy saving, recycling, and sustainability initiatives. Many company representatives were interviewed including Shepherd Color’s Mark Ryan, and how our Arctic Reflective Pigments help reduce solar induced heat build-up. These pigments are used in products like window and door frames. Read the entire article here.

Shepherd Color’s pigments are highly-engineered colorants, giving products more durability, consistency, and more functionality than standard pigments. Learn more about our Arctic Pigments and how less warping, twisting, fading and failure means big maintenance savings for any application. Coating applications for Arctic pigments include powder, masonry, paint, plastic, concrete, automotive, food packaging, and high heat, just to name a few. Find your color and contact us for a sample today.


Founded in 1981, The Shepherd Color Company produces a wide range of high-performance Complex Inorganic Color Pigments (CICPs) used in a variety of industries. These pigments are an extraordinary class of inorganic pigments that offer stable, long-lasting color for many applications. They have unbeatable weatherability, heat and chemical resistance, are non-warping and easy to disperse. More Expertise. Better Performance. Best Value. Shepherd Color, We Brighten Lives.