New Color Concentrates from Teknor Apex Feature a Sparkle Effect

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Teknor Apex’s new color concentrates are available as pellets for injection molding and dry color powder for rotomolding. The concentrates are available in all standard colors, and are suitable for consumer products including sporting equipment. The dry color powder concentrate is the first rotomolding colorant with a sparkle effect.

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New Color Concentrates for Injection and Rotational Molding Yield Distinctive 'Sparkle' Effect to Enhance Consumer Appeal

StarDust™ Concentrates from Teknor Apex Are Available in Pellet and Dry-Color Powder Forms and Are the First Sparkle Colorants Formulated for Rotomolding

PAWTUCKET, RI, U.S.A., March 20, 2019: A new series of color concentrates from Teknor Apex Company yields a sparkling effect produced by glinting flakes within the color itself, providing merchandizers with a new option for product differentiation that is distinctive and even fun.  

StarDust™ concentrates are available in all standard colors and are supplied in pellet form for injection molding and as powdered dry color for rotational molding. The powder form is the first sparkle-effect rotomolding colorant.

Teknor Apex recommends StarDust concentrates for consumer products such as toys, housewares, dust bins, waste bins, storage bins, and other items where shelf appeal or visual enjoyment are key values. Rotomolding applications include kayaks, outdoor furniture, coolers, and sporting equipment. 

“StarDust concentrates provide an enjoyable sparkle that helps manufacturers strengthen brand identity, enhance shelf appeal, or simply add aesthetic value to otherwise utilitarian objects,” said John Wood, technical director of the Color Division of Teknor Apex.

About Teknor Apex. Teknor Apex Company, a privately held firm founded in 1924, is one of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics.  Teknor Apex produces flexible and rigid vinyl, thermoplastic elastomers, nylons, color masterbatches, specialty chemicals, and hoses. The company is headquartered in Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A. and operates thirteen manufacturing facilities worldwide in the United States, Belgium, Germany, China, and Singapore. To learn more visit:

The Teknor Color Division is a leading producer of color concentrates for use in all thermoplastic processes. Address all mail inquiries to Teknor Apex, 505 Central Avenue, Pawtucket, RI  02861 U.S.A.  Tel: 1-401-725-8000. Tel. from U.S. only: 1-800-554-9885.  Fax: 1-401-724-8520. E-mail:

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