Paint Replacement Technology

Metallic replacement with molded-in color.

It's all the rage in all markets! Making plastic look like metal. How would you like to do that without using paint? Our holistic approach to formulation, mold design, and process optimization allows us to craft a custom solution for each application. We optimize the solution to give the best possible result and to address common technical challenges of working with metallic colorants.

Early project involvement is critical to achieving the best possible result in the shortest amount of time. Contact us about creating a custom solution for your application

Benefits of Replacing Metallic Paint with Molded-in Color

  • Production process simplification
  • Improved cycle time
  • Less raw material waste
  • More production floor space
  • Improved air quality-no VOCs
  • Improved surface scratch resistance
  • Risk mitigation by avoiding claims related to paint scratches

Benefits of Replacing Metal Components with Colored Plastic*

  • Reduced material cost
  • Reduced production costs
  • Lighter weight
  • Safer on impact
  • Metal is often painted!

*Note that our coloration technology does NOT change the physical properties of plastic to be more like metal.


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North America

+1 800-44-COLOR (6567)