Penn Color International B.V.


Penn Color International B.V.
Headquarters Doylestown, USA
Number of employees
over 600

Company Profile

Penn Color International B.V. develops and manufactures a diverse product line of color concentrates, masterbatches and pigment dispersions. The product range includes solid masterbatches for coloring polymers, liquid colorants for inks and coatings, single pigment dispersions and plastic additives.

Their products are used for exterior construction and durable outdoor products, residential and commercial interiors, film and sheet, coating and printing inks as well as for packaging and consumer goods, such as bottles and closures.

Products / Technology

  • Plastic Products
    • Solid masterbatches
    • Liquid Color
    • Single pigment dispersions
    • Plastic additives
  • Inks and Coatings
    • Water based
    • UV durable
    • Functional materials
    • Solvent based
  • Standard products
    • Car dispersions
    • Cast acrylic
    • Industrial coatings
    • PVC SPDS
    • Solvent based nail polish
    • Water based nail polish


  • 1964 – Edgar Putman founded PFD Plastics in Flemington, USA
  • 1971 – acquisition of Pennsylvania Chemical Color (Penn Color)
  • 1984 – acquisition of American Nu-Color in order to expand flexible PVC business
  • 1985 - acquisition of Sampson Coatings
  • 1988 - purchased an 180,000 sq. ft. Building in 128 acres of industrial property in Hatfield, PA
  • 1990 – acquired East Coast Labs of New Brunswick to open up the entire plastics industry for Penn Color
  • 1991 – purchased Custom Chemicals
  • 1999 – new water based manufacturing and product development operation in Venray, Netherlands
  • 2000 – new 230,000 sq. Ft. Manufacturing complex in Dolystown, which is now the world headquarter of Penn Color
  • 2002 – acquired Infinity Color in Ringgold
  • 2007 – joint venture with Asha Color in Mumbai, India
  • 2008 – purchased and renovated a 100,000 square foot building in Ringgold and moved Infinity Colors‘ operation to this locations


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External links

Penn Color