innovation

PRESS RELEASE: Shepherd Color Announces New Blue Pigment

By JHenderson / April 19, 2022

Shepherd Color announces the launch of their new specialty Cobalt Aluminate Blue 20G599. This new red-shade blue has the highest red (a*) value and bluest (-b*) masstone values for the maximum chromaticity possible compared to other blue pigments when matching colors. With a large leap in color performance, Max Chroma Blue is a C.I. Pigment Blue 28 with world-wide registrations and a broad range of regulatory approvals.

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Shepherd Color Innovation and Inorganic Color Pigments

By JHenderson / January 26, 2022

Watch our educational video describing how Shepherd Color views innovation and how it pertains to inorganic color pigments.

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How Shepherd Color Approaches Innovation

By JHenderson / January 18, 2022

In our short Innovation video, we discuss how successful product innovation involves a number of factors, with the most important being the people involved, the process, and the perception of color.

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Shine Bright Like a Diamond, with StarLight

By JHenderson / February 14, 2020

Diamonds, the most popular gemstone, are known to be beautiful, rare, and cherished. Often used to indicate a lifelong commitment between two people, diamonds in a ring are a symbol of love and friendship.

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How Shepherd Color is Getting It Right With Employee Engagement

By Kayla Yoder / June 25, 2019

Treating people how you want to be treated ‒ operating using this golden rule. For many companies, an investment in innovative technology is critical to survival. Many consider it the primary path to a competitive advantage. However, it would be a mistake for executives to take their eyes off the human component, according to a…

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Shepherd Color’s Commitment to Sustainable Sourcing

By Kayla Yoder / June 18, 2019

Ensuring raw material suppliers are obtaining sources in a responsible way. During the past five to six years, Shepherd Color, like many manufacturing companies worldwide, has been increasingly focused on the sourcing of materials as another critical sustainability factor. Chris Collesel, Purchasing Manager, is responsible for purchasing raw materials, bulk chemicals, and packaging components as…

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How Shepherd Color Drills Down Into the Layers of Sustainability

By Kayla Yoder / June 11, 2019

Just a few decades ago, sustainability seemed to be a fairly straightforward concept. It was initially defined as the ability of biological systems to endure, and remain diverse and productive. Fast forward to today and the concept of sustainability has become increasingly complex. Sustainability can be achieved through numerous avenues, including protecting the environment, acting…

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Shepherd Color Innovation Leads to Higher Levels of Sustainability

By Kayla Yoder / June 4, 2019

Although sustainability has been steadily gaining traction as a global concern in recent years, many leading manufacturers have been investing in sustainable practices for decades. The Shepherd Color Company is among those manufacturers investing in sustainable practices. “You could say we were sustainable before sustainable was cool,” said Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager, and a 20-year…

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