GEOTECH is a dynamic company with a clear focus on the development, production and distribution of pearlescent pigments, aluminium pigments and glitter flakes. Quality control, product development, colour trend forecasting, formulating support and technical training create high added value for customers and partners.
GEOTECH special effect pigments are being used globally in the cosmetic, plastic and coating industry since more than 30 years to differentiate consumer products.
GEOTECH customers all go through the same process of turning different raw materials into a finished product. To provide customers with better guidance in this process and to be in compliance with the latest regulations GEOTECH has reviewed all product data. GEOTECH's Technical Data Sheets and Safety Data Sheets have been updated and a new type of product file is created for each product range named 'Product Properties & Declarations'.
GEOTECH's distributor meeting took place in Zandvoort, The Netherlands from September 7-9. This meeting was joined by 28 selected distributors from over 18 different countries all over the world. The location of the meeting was at a beautiful beach house located directly at the North Sea.
Personal care is a growing industry that includes a wide range of different products. The biggest segments are skincare (35%) and haircare (23%). Research shows that the personal care industry and colour cosmetics are now-a-days growing towards one another, they are starting to overlap each other more and more.
Also in the personal care industry product differentiation is very important. By adding special effect pigments beautiful and unique effects can be created which will definitely distinguish a product.
GEOTECH’s special effect pigments are perfectly suitable for the use in personal care products. The new Geopearl© C Crystal Silk Metallic range, a range of synthetic mica based pearlescent pigments coated with red iron oxides, is especially developed for skincare products. These products have a particle size distribution of 5 - 25 µm providing high covering with a silky, smooth luster. The new range contains four metallic shades; Copper, Russet, Bronze and Beige.
Keywords; Magical, Colourful & Futuristic.
This trend presentation for the plastic industry is all about nature's magical appearances like supernova and the bright colours it shows during this process.This trend shows us that anything is possible and there are no limits to creativity.
The variety of different colours is very important but traditional white and black are also unmistakable. Adding GEOTECH’s special effect pigments, like Geopearl® Crystal, to ordinary colours will create breathtaking and unique effects that will help to differentiate products.
The plastic examples in this presentation contain 2% special effect pigments in combination with 0.5% coloured masterbatch, moulded with white polypropylene. Masterbatch colours used are; white, yellow, red, violet, blue, green and black.