Plastic is an inexpensive, versatile, lightweight material that provides value and environmental benefits for maintaining food quality, safety, reducing food waste, among others. However, it cannot be ignored that plastic pollution is negatively impacting our environment and causing concern for many. This is forcing plastics manufacturers and suppliers to reevaluate every aspect of the production cycle to reduce waste and create an environmentally-friendly process using sustainable materials.
To meet these goals in an increasingly competitive marketplace, plastic manufacturers and suppliers must remain nimble, innovative and efficient. Whether working with plastic pellets, extruded plastic, uniquely-shaped bottles, transparent or translucent preforms or plaques, or materials with optical brightening agents, X-Rite’s portfolio of color solutions can be tailored to support each business challenge and budget.
To deliver precise and repeatable color, X-Rite’s plastics color measurement tools can:
With over 60 years of innovation and proven expertise in color control, X-Rite solutions formulate and control color on even the most complex materials to ensure color harmony throughout all aspects of a plastics workflow.
Meeting strict and complex customer specifications and being the first to submit is what allows Masterbatchers to win the bid. Ensuring consistency and reducing waste are what allow them to be profitable in the marketplace.
From formulation to QC, molders and extruders need to ensure the plastic they are producing has accurate color during molding, extruding and before it’s shipped out. Precise color measurement tools and software help ensure the necessary color accuracy and precision to ensure minimal wasted material.