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We look forward to seeing you again soon! Between 24-27.05.2022, another Plastpol fair will be held in Kielce, where our company will have its booth. You will find us in hall F, booth F-28, together with other companies belonging to the Bydgoszcz Industrial Cluster.
The Lifocolor Group has developed its annual colour series Colour Road based on 100% recycled polypropylene for the first time.
Our Lifocolor site in Poland was listed in the Business Gazelles 2021 ranking. This has been published by the business newspaper Puls Biznesu since 2000. The list includes transparent and dynamically developing small and medium-sized companies in Poland. In this year's edition of the ranking, 4490 companies from all over Poland were classified.
The current and still to be expected effects of the COVID-19 crisis affect companies, supply chains and the economic system in general with major challenges. As a responsible company, Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co KG has implemented extensive measures to protect its employees and business partners against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The white pigment titanium dioxide (TiO₂) has recently been making headlines again: In January 2022, the EU Commission issued a ban on the additive in food due to possible risks in relation to cancer.
Options for colouring post-consumer recycled material in the packaging sector … Both the manufacturers of packaging as well as the consumers make high demands in terms of its appearance. At the same time, the desire for increased use of recycled materials is growing.
It is now the fourteenth time that Forbes magazine and Dun & Bradstreet Poland has published a list of companies that have increased their value the fastest in the last three years. We are pleased to announce that Lifocolor Farbplast (Poland) has been awarded the Forbes Diamond 2022 title.
The sortability of used plastics by polymer type and colour is still a challenge for the recycling process. Problems arise in particular with black plastics that are coloured with car- … bon black. NIR-detectable masterbatches, which Lifocolor offers for a variety of thermoplastics, provide a remedy.
The Lifocolor Group celebrated the opening of its new and biggest production building last Friday at its headquarters in Lichtenfels, Germany. Combined with the building extension completed in Straufhain-Adelhausen in 2020, the German masterbatch manufacturer can practically double its capacity on demand.
To effectively protect against the spread and transfer of microorganisms that are harmful to health onto polymers, Lifocolor has developed a new additive. LIFOBACT masterbatches effectively and measurably inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi by around 99.9%. They have already achieved very good results with low doses of two percent or more.
The Lifocolor Group is setting new standards in the colouring of biopolymers. The leading provider of masterbatches for the polymer-processing industry is expanding its LIFOCOLOR BIO range to include bio-C colour concentrates. These are based on a selection of particularly environmentally compatible colourants.
Granite is one of the hardest natural rocks on earth. It therefore embodies strength, stability and magnificence. And thanks to its broad range of colours it has always been an attractive construction material: granite presents itself in … light grey tones, blue, red and yellow shades, or virtually black.
With new masterbatches from Lifocolor Group, packaging for cosmetics, beauty and personal care products may look like pure gold. The brilliant gold effect impresses with its authentic appearance and sets new standards in terms of the high-quality refinement of plastics.
The medium-sized masterbatch manufacturer Lifocolor, headquartered in Lichtenfels/Germany, is consistently driving the growth and development of its group of companies. With the completion of the new building in Lichtenfels, an investment period of ten years will come to a temporary conclusion this year.
In many companies and in today's professional life, long-term employment relationships are becoming increasingly rare. Fortunately, this is different in the Lifocolor Group, where we may celebrate an astonishing number of work anniversaries every year. At the German sites of Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co.
On our "Colour Road Journey" we discover the trend colours 2021. New in October: Lemongrass. A soft greenish yellow, designed to entice and stir the senses, Lemongrass calls to mind the flavor and scent of the lemongrass leaves. Used in cooking, as well as medicinal purposes, lemongrass is attributed as an ingredient of health and confidence.
Lifocolor sarl, manufacturer of colour masterbatches and additives for the plastics industry and French subsidiary of the German Lifocolor Group with headquarters in Lichtenfels, relocated its headquarters from Bellignat to the newly built plant in Izernore in autumn 2019.
With Lifoslip D 20/112 PP, Lifocolor Farben offers a newly developed anti-scratch additive in its lubricant range. It not only strengthens the scratch resistance of the polymer, but additionally prevents the build-up of a white film that can form after using standard anti-scratch additives and which is especially noticeable on dark surfaces.
Laser marking has established itself as a fast, precise and flexible process for marking plastic parts. A laser additive masterbatch enables contact-free, permanent marking without the need for ink or solvents.
As part of the circular economy, plastics producers and recyclers are striving to increase the proportion of recycled thermoplastics. With its LifoCycle product range, Lifocolor supports processors who use recyclable products.
On our "Colour Road Journey", we discover the trend colours 2021. A scent wafts through the air, suggesting a freshness not present before. It is slightly intoxicating, sensual, breezy and clean. What is this scented moment that can also mentally convey a colour? It belongs to lavender, and its colour is Lavender.
On our "Colour Road Journey", we discover the trend colours 2021. Scent, it is said, holds a lifelong memory. A specific aroma can evoke your mother’s perfume,food from a holiday, or your grandfather’s pipe. Scent washes over you and helps your eminisce about special people, locations and events.
On 22 November 2019, Dr. Martin Fabian, managing director at Lifocolor, was elected chairman of the Masterbatch Association for a further two years. The Masterbatch Association (based in Frankfurt am Main), founded in 1998, is a specialist department of the "Verband der Mineralfarbenindustrie" (VdMi) and currently has 21 members.
Dr. Martin Fabian, managing director at Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG, began his speech by quoting the legendary football coach Sepp Herberger "After the game is before the game", explaining what this means for Lifocolor: no matter what challenge has been mastered or what goal has been achieved, things will continue.
Lichtenfels/Germany, July 18, 2019 - Thermoplastic masterbatch manufacturer, Lifocolor Farben GmbH & Co. KG (96215 Lichtenfels, www.lifocolor.de) is investing EUR 20 million in the expansion of its parent plant in Lichtenfels. Ground was broken in July 2019 and the planned construction schedule is 18 months.
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