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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Fitsi Health Wins 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Award

Chicago, IL — Fitsi Health, a healthcare innovation firm, announced today the Fitsi bedside caddy received second place, and a $25,000 prize, from the 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Awards. The award was presented at the 4th annual World Patient Safety, Science Technology Summit, which featured keynote speaker President Clinton. Over 60 international applications were submitted for the...

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Materials

Plastics Color Announces 2016 Color of the Year

ChicagoÂ- – Plastics Color Corporation, an industry leader in colorants, compounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymer technologies, has revealed their 2016 Color of the Year. The top spot goes to a bright, reddish hue appropriately named Giggles. This lively shade tops Plastic Color's list of hottest colors for the coming year, a collection that includes other provocative hues...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

MicroBlok: The Ultimate Protection For The Electronics You Love

The threat of bacteria is everywhere. While the first thoughts of bacteria often lead you to visions of illness, it may take you by surprise to learn that your favorite electronics are often more susceptible to being attacked by these unwanted microorganisms. In a study by Which?, an independent group known for testing household products, phones were found to have seven times more hazardous"...

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Colors Now App - Helping You Find the Perfect Color to Perfect Your Brand
Controls & Controllers

Colors Now App - Helping You Find the Perfect Color to Perfect Your Brand

Everything in this day and age revolves around technology. It is how people get their news, navigate from location to location, shop and check off even the most basic tasks from their to-do lists. The same can be said in the world of business, which is why Plastics Color Corporation is proud to announce the Colors Now app has been loaded with a brand new feature for both manufacturers and brand...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Special Effects Give Beauty Products a Unique Advantage

What does your packaging say about your product? Does it reach out and grab consumers' attention or does it get lost in a sea of other beauty products? According to Business Insider, first impressions are generally made within 7 seconds. With the clock instantly ticking, being able to stand out immediately from your competition is crucial. This is why the top brand owners are relying on...

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Plastics Color And Fitsi Collaborate To Produce Antimicrobial Bedside Caddy Designed To Improve Patient Hygiene

CHICAGO, IL — In hospital environments, proper hand hygiene is crucial to prevent the transfer of dangerous bacteria. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 275 patients die daily from hospital-acquired infections, in part due to the transfer of bacteria via unclean hands. Annually, two million patients are diagnosed with hospital-acquired infections, making hand...

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2017 Color Trends Added as a Library in Plastics Color's Mobile App
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2017 Color Trends Added as a Library in Plastics Color's Mobile App

CHICAGO, IL — Plastics Color Corporation is proud to announce its library, inspired by the 2017 Color Trends, has been added to the Colors Now app. The color trends are forecasted two years in advance by the Color Marketing Group (CMG), and are highly sought-after as color is one of the most influential factors impacting product design and consumer buying trends. As a member of the CMG, the...

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MicroBlok® and Fitsi Health Team Up To Increase Patient Comfort
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

MicroBlok® and Fitsi Health Team Up To Increase Patient Comfort

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 2 million patients are diagnosed with hospital-acquired infections annually. Due to hard to clean equipment and the transfer of bacteria, approximately 98,987 of those 2 million patients died. This equals over 275 deaths a day, which is more than the number of breast and prostate cancer deaths combined. And the human consequences...

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FlamaSol(TM) Halogen Vs. Low Halogen Vs. Non-Halogen: What's The Difference?
Materials

FlamaSol(TM) Halogen Vs. Low Halogen Vs. Non-Halogen: What's The Difference?

Don't play with matches." "Stop, drop and roll." "Don't hide, go outside." Growing up, we have all been taught more fire safety tips than we can even begin to remember. Yet, fire hazards remain a major issue that affects thousands of families each year. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, "In 2014, there were 1,298,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires...

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Paints & Coatings

Is Your Plastic Product NSF Certified?

Founded in 1944, NSF International sets global public health and certification standards for food, water, consumer products and the environment. As an independent, accredited organization, the NSF's mission is to audit, educate and provide risk management for the protection of people and environment. With offices around the world, they truly are the global ambassadors for public health and...

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Company News

Plastics Color Renews Coveted ISO 17025 Accreditation

Chicago, IL — Plastics Color Corporation, a global leader in color concentrates, functional additives, and custom polymer masterbatches for the plastics industry, announced they have renewed their ISO 17025 accreditation — the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, in both their organization and their management of quality. Issued by the International Organization for...

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Fitsi Health Wins 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Award

Chicago, IL — Fitsi Health, a healthcare innovation firm, announced today the Fitsi bedside caddy received second place, and a $25,000 prize, from the 2015 Patient Safety Movement Innovation Awards. The award was presented at the 4th annual World Patient Safety, Science Technology Summit, which featured keynote speaker President Clinton. Over 60 international applications were submitted for the...

Read More »
Materials

Plastics Color Announces 2016 Color of the Year

ChicagoÂ- – Plastics Color Corporation, an industry leader in colorants, compounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymer technologies, has revealed their 2016 Color of the Year. The top spot goes to a bright, reddish hue appropriately named Giggles. This lively shade tops Plastic Color's list of hottest colors for the coming year, a collection that includes other provocative hues...

Read More »
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

MicroBlok: The Ultimate Protection For The Electronics You Love

The threat of bacteria is everywhere. While the first thoughts of bacteria often lead you to visions of illness, it may take you by surprise to learn that your favorite electronics are often more susceptible to being attacked by these unwanted microorganisms. In a study by Which?, an independent group known for testing household products, phones were found to have seven times more hazardous"...

Read More »
Colors Now App - Helping You Find the Perfect Color to Perfect Your Brand
Controls & Controllers

Colors Now App - Helping You Find the Perfect Color to Perfect Your Brand

Everything in this day and age revolves around technology. It is how people get their news, navigate from location to location, shop and check off even the most basic tasks from their to-do lists. The same can be said in the world of business, which is why Plastics Color Corporation is proud to announce the Colors Now app has been loaded with a brand new feature for both manufacturers and brand...

Read More »
Packaging Products & Equipment

Special Effects Give Beauty Products a Unique Advantage

What does your packaging say about your product? Does it reach out and grab consumers' attention or does it get lost in a sea of other beauty products? According to Business Insider, first impressions are generally made within 7 seconds. With the clock instantly ticking, being able to stand out immediately from your competition is crucial. This is why the top brand owners are relying on...

Read More »
Cleaning Products & Equipment

Plastics Color And Fitsi Collaborate To Produce Antimicrobial Bedside Caddy Designed To Improve Patient Hygiene

CHICAGO, IL — In hospital environments, proper hand hygiene is crucial to prevent the transfer of dangerous bacteria. Per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 275 patients die daily from hospital-acquired infections, in part due to the transfer of bacteria via unclean hands. Annually, two million patients are diagnosed with hospital-acquired infections, making hand...

Read More »
2017 Color Trends Added as a Library in Plastics Color's Mobile App
Services

2017 Color Trends Added as a Library in Plastics Color's Mobile App

CHICAGO, IL — Plastics Color Corporation is proud to announce its library, inspired by the 2017 Color Trends, has been added to the Colors Now app. The color trends are forecasted two years in advance by the Color Marketing Group (CMG), and are highly sought-after as color is one of the most influential factors impacting product design and consumer buying trends. As a member of the CMG, the...

Read More »
MicroBlok® and Fitsi Health Team Up To Increase Patient Comfort
Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

MicroBlok® and Fitsi Health Team Up To Increase Patient Comfort

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 2 million patients are diagnosed with hospital-acquired infections annually. Due to hard to clean equipment and the transfer of bacteria, approximately 98,987 of those 2 million patients died. This equals over 275 deaths a day, which is more than the number of breast and prostate cancer deaths combined. And the human consequences...

Read More »
Company News

Plastics Color Invests In Staff, Machinery and Infrastructure

Chicago, IL — Plastics Color Corporation, a global producer of colorants, compounds, additive masterbatches and custom polymers solutions, has made significant capital investments in line with a new strategic vision to guide the company into the next decade. “Plastics Color has committed its resources to making forward planning investments in several facilities to increase production...

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