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CDR Pigments & Dispersions.


CDR Pigments & Dispersions is a leading manufacturer of high quality dry and flushed pigments, presscake, aqueous dispersions and varnish for ink, plastic and paint applications. A supplier to more than 100 ink manufacturers, CDR also provides colorants to non-ink markets throughout the U.S., in Canada and in western Europe. Applications include coatings for paper and non-woven materials, and pigments for textile printing.


A full 99% of CDR's colorants are used by ink makers--more than any other pigment manufacturer. This provides a unique understanding of the importance to ink performance of grind, color development, tack, gloss and other properties. ISO certified, the company utilizes statistical process control methods to maintain the integrity of its products.


Flushed colors: Fast-setting and high solids MagnaElite; high solids Magnaplus; conventional Magnaset; phenolic heatsets; maleic/hydrocarbon heatsets; soy news; and specialty flush colors such as rhodamines, green, carbazole and violet.

Dry pigments: Excellent gloss and tinctorial strength

Presscake: Low, medium and high solids

Varnishes: Gel, gloss, heatset and general


CDR is dedicated to providing high-quality pigments and color preparations for use in printing inks and other applications. Proprietary manufacturing developments have allowed the company to overcome industry issues such as color stability, color strength and product handling.


CDR is one of the few manufacturers of rhodamines, greens and other specialty colorants for use in printing inks.


CDR's dedicated research laboratories are unsurpassed in the industry. Specially designed equipment provides unique testing capabilities during product development. In addition, onsite laboratories provide local support for manufacturing centers.


Laboratories housed adjacent to production lines permit optimum batch control for rheology, tack, emulsification, dispersion and spectral properties. This data provides statistical control of manufacturing processes.


CDR's staff of knowledgeable sales and technical professionals is your link to customer products and 24-hour technical support. For immediate assistance, phone 800/237-5495 around the clock, seven days a week.

CDR Pigments &


305 Ring Road

Elizabethtown, KY



Tel.: (800) 926-4404

Fax: (270) 737-0318


Founded: 1980


410 Glendale Milford Road

Cincinnati, OH 45215-1103

Tel.: (800) 237-5495

Fax: (513) 771-0332

471 Howard Ave.

Holland, MI 49424

Tel.: (888) 433-4731

Fax: (616) 392-6594


224 Parker Dr.

Beaufort, SC 29906

Tel.: (800) 600-0702

Fax: (843) 846-4941

Sales Contact: Tom Ashe, V.P. Sales & Marketing (Cincinnati) Ron Gallas, Director of Sales (Elizabethtown)

Technical Contact: Jim Garner, Director of Technical Services Holland, MI
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Title Annotation:Technical Profiles
Publication:Ink World
Date:Jul 1, 2005
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