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How Shepherd Color Approaches Innovation

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.

Learn how Shepherd Color has spent decades researching and optimizing pigments. This dedication has enabled us to create many innovative, high performance complex inorganic color pigments, not only for the plastics, coatings and glass enamels industries, but also for technology products such as telecommunication devices.

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Shepherd Color Mentioned in Nov/Dec 2021 European Coatings Formulation

In the November/December 2021 Edition of European Coatings Formulation, Shepherd Color is mentioned for its new IR reflective green pigment, Green 30C659. Read our Press Release about this great addition to our extensive inorganic color pigment options!

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WEBINAR: All About Arctic Infrared Reflective Pigments – Shepherd Color

PRESS RELEASE: Shepherd Color Announces New Bismuth Vanadate Yellow Pigment

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Shepherd Color Featured in September 2021 Compounding World

In the September 2021 Edition of Compounding World, Jennifer Markarian reports on how pigment makers are producing brighter and more stable pigments that can withstand higher processing temperatures as well as meeting sustainability goals. Leading pigment manufacturers chime in, including our own Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager of Shepherd Color.

Read the entire article here, and find your Shepherd Color by visiting our 3D color chart or our Virtual Showroom.

 

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WEBINAR: All About Arctic Infrared Reflective Pigments – Shepherd Color

PRESS RELEASE: Shepherd Color Announces New Bismuth Vanadate Yellow Pigment

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WEBINAR: All About Arctic Infrared Reflective Pigments

We are excited to announce our latest webinar is now LIVE in our Virtual Showroom! ‘All About Arctic Infrared Reflective Pigments‘ reviews the advantages of how Arctic IR Pigments can be used in many applications to help keep products cooler, delivering the best lifetime value because their performance delays or eliminates costly damage caused by sunlight. We launched our Virtual Showroom in March with ‘Ultra High Performance Yellow and Orange Pigments‘, introducing of our newest color in our easy-dispersing Dynamix® range, Bismuth Vanadate Yellow (30C133). Additionally in May we released our webinar on ‘IR Pigment Technology for Improving Food Package Recycling’.

While browsing, try and find all the sounds we’ve hidden throughout the room.  Once you have found them, you can register to win a Shepherd Color prize! Before you leave, please take our survey by clicking on Frosty’s portrait (our Arctic mascot) to tell us what topics you would like us to cover in future webinars.

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PRESS RELEASE: Shepherd Color Announces New IR Reflective Green Pigment – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Featured in June 2021 Coatings World – Shepherd Color

WEBINAR: IR Pigment Technology for Improving Food Package Recycling – Shepherd Color

 

Shepherd Color Featured in June 2021 Coatings World

In the June 2021 Edition of Coatings World, Kerry Pianoforte interviews some of the leading high performance and special effect pigment manufacturers, including our own Chris Manning, Commercial Director and Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager. Many questions were answered, from the effects on COVID-19 to new product developments.

Read the entire article here, and find your Shepherd Color by visiting our 3D color chart or our Virtual Showroom.

 

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WEBINAR: IR Pigment Technology for Improving Food Package Recycling

PRESS RELEASE: Shepherd Color Announces New Bismuth Vanadate Yellow Pigment

Visit our Virtual Showroom to learn more about Shepherd Color and our pigments!

Shepherd Color Featured in March/April 2021 European Coatings

In the March/April 2021 Edition of European Coatings, ‘High-performance Color Pigments for Powder Coatings: Durable, functional and Colorful’ article, Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager of The Shepherd Color Company, discusses the background of CICPs and their unique properties beyond visual color. The advances in IR reflective pigments are also discussed in detail along with evidence showing weatherability performance.

Read the entire article here, and find your Shepherd Color by visiting our 3D color chart.

 

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Shepherd Color Featured in February 2021 CoatingsTech Article – Shepherd Color

High-performance weathering powder coating colours – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Recognized by National Geographic in December 2020 Issue – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Featured in January 2021 CoatingsTech Article

In the January 2021 Edition of CoatingsTech, ‘Sources of Innovation in Paints and Coatings’ article, features Geoffrey Peake, R&D Manager of The Shepherd Color Company, as he discusses the biggest source of innovation in the paint and coatings industry comes from customers. Written by Cynthia Challener, Contributing Writer to CoatingsTech, the article details the key role innovation plays in the paint and coatings market today, and what sources to consider.

Read the entire article here, and find your Shepherd Color by visiting our 3D color chart.

 

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Shepherd Color Featured in February 2021 CoatingsTech Article – Shepherd Color

High-performance weathering powder coating colours – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Recognized by National Geographic in December 2020 Issue – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Featured in February 2021 CoatingsTech Article

In the February 2021 Edition of CoatingsTech, ‘The Intertwining of Color Selection and Pigment Technology Development’ article, features Mark Ryan, Marketing Manager of The Shepherd Color Company, as he discusses the cost, functionality, and properties of pigments as they relate to the overall creation and performance of pigments. Written by Cynthia Challener, Contributing Writer to CoatingsTech, the article details the dynamic process on how colors are selected for certain applications, from trends to production standards, all the way to customer specifications.

Read the entire article here, and find your Shepherd Color by visiting our 3D color chart.

 

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High-performance weathering powder coating colours – Shepherd Color

Shepherd Color Recognized by National Geographic in December 2020 Issue – Shepherd Color

High-performance weathering powder coating colours

Weathering of Complex Inorganic Colour Pigments in Powder Coatings

In the previous article of our three-part series, we discussed the control of colour in powder coatings. In the last of the series, we discuss weathering variables for powder coatings.

Powder coatings are an environmentally friendly way to apply coatings to a wide range of substrates for a number of uses. One of the most demanding applications is for building materials in aggressive environments. All the variables that lead to degradation of coatings – heat, ultraviolet (UV) light, moisture, oxidation agents, and chemicals along with simple physical abuse – are present. For these applications, the highest performance components have to be used, if specifications such as those prescribed by American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2605 are to be met. Part of the equation is the resin used while the other is the colorant.

Read the entire article by Mark Ryan in the December edition of Polymers Paint Colour Journal here and read Article 1 and 2 via the links below.

Read Article 1 of this 3-part series: High-performance colour pigments for powder coatings

Read Article 2 of this 3-part series: Controlling colour with high-performance inorganic pigments

Blue 10C595

Watch the video to learn more about Blue 10C595 and why it’s no ordinary blue.