Sun Chemical Color Materials launches energy-efficient mixing plant in Cologne, Germany, meeting increasing quality requirements from plastics industry; new capacity supports goals to expand masterbatch business

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PARSIPPANY, New Jersey , September 28, 2022 (press release) –

Sun Chemical’s Color Materials division opened a state-of-the-art, energy-efficient mixing plant in Cologne, Germany.

Sun Chemical Color Solutions, the masterbatch business of the Color Materials division, is responsible for the development, manufacture, and distribution of masterbatches to the plastics industry. The new mixing plant enables Sun Chemical to produce more efficiently and meet the plastics industry’s increasing quality requirements.

“With this new investment, we want to strengthen our position and further expand our masterbatch business for our customers,” said Thomas Sattler, Managing Director, Sun Chemical. “We’re thrilled to have welcomed employees, their families and customers to an opening celebration last month and look forward to continued success of our color solutions business.”

Digitalized and automated processes, along with optimized internal transport routes, allow Sun Chemical to react more quickly to changes in customer requirements. The facility comprises over 1,700 square meters of floor space to ensure an increase in production capacity.

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About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at or connect with us on LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter.

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