Photo Caption: Matt Barr with the new machine purchased by Carolina Color that is on display during NPE 2018 at the NFM / Welding Engineers, Inc. (Photo credit: Carolina Color)

Colour Masterbatches

Carolina Color adds additional extrusion capacity to Ohio facility

| Material technology | Carolina Color | Orlando,FL | United States

To meet the growing demand for patented G2® and G3® product lines, Carolina Color recently purchased a new extruder from NFM / Welding Engineers, Inc. The TEM Series Extruder uses a co-rotating, intermeshing twin-screw manufactured by NFM/Welding Engineers Inc. under the exclusive North America TEM license from Toshiba Machine Japan.

“We have been relying on NFM for our extrusion equipment for both of our plants for the past 15 years because these machines are very reliable and capable of extruding the highest quality material we need for our G2® and G3® product lines, their service and the knowledge of the engineering staff in compounding color is second to none” stated Jeff Smink, COO of Carolina Color Corporation. “Without this partnership with NFM, we would not have been able to develop these technologies and grow our company as fast as we have since the launch of G2 in 2008.”

Paul Roberson, President, NFM/Welding Engineers Inc., Incorporated: “The partnership with Carolina Color over the years has been important for the growth of both companies. Our companies have both learned how to improve our products and processes since the launch of these game-changing color technologies. We are looking forward to the new growth of Carolina Color since the purchase by Arsenal Capital Partners late in 2017.”

NFM / Welding Engineers, Inc. is an industry leader in engineering and manufacturing polymer processing and extrusion systems. We provide the most reliable products, systems, service, and support tailored to optimize your extrusion performance and deliver long-term cost benefits.

Carolina Color’s North Carolina and Ohio locations provide customers with full-service production capabilities and complete laboratories for color matching, testing, and analytics. The company’s core strength comes from its ability to innovate as well as maintain strong relationships with the finest suppliers of resins, pigments, dyes and additives. G2® and G3® products manufactured by Carolina Color are recognized as the premier technologies in the colorants space and offers customers the highest-loaded combination of pigments and additives in the industry.


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