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Heubach Constructs Production Facility for Anti-corrosive Pigments

Published on 2017-03-01. Author : SpecialChem

Heubach has announced that it is constructing a production facility for anticorrosive pigments in the US, expanding the production capacity by 4000 t.

Meeting Growing Demand for Zinc-free Anticorrosive Pigments

Heubach Anticorrosive Pigments
Heubach Constructs Production Facility
for Anticorrosive Pigments

The facility will help meet the growing global demand for high-quality and, in particular, zinc-free anticorrosive pigments and to satisfy the individual needs and requirements of customers in North, South, and Central America.

Heubach is one of the largest manufacturers of anticorrosives and one of the global leaders in the development and marketing of these special pigments. "Production of anticorrosive pigments in Fairless Hills (USA) is set to commence at the end of 2017. This investment substantially strengthens Heubach's position in the US and the global pigment production network of the Group as part of the planned growth strategy," says Birgit Genn, Executive Vice President of Heubach GmbH, to explain the further investment of the Heubach Group.

Anti-corrosive Pigments Portfolio


  • Heubach markets orthophosphate and polyphosphates modified with zinc and/or other substances under the brand name HEUCOPHOS®, and the HEUCOSIL™ products, which were developed on the basis of calcium-modified silica 
  • Heubach’s very specific organic corrosion inhibitor with the name HEUCORIN®, used in combination with inorganic anticorrosive pigments as a synergist, significantly improves performance in various applications

In order to ensure that the performance of the pigments, which depends on a large number of parameters, is maximized in the various applications, Heubach supports customers in selecting the appropriate anticorrosive pigment with its many years of experience and application laboratories at various locations.

About Heubach

Heubach cooperates with universities, research institutes and its customers, to develop innovative pigment solutions that not only improve the efficiency of colors and materials but also do not pose a risk to human health or the environment. As a responsible organization, it contributes towards a sustainable caring society and gets involved in charitable and community activities close to its sites.

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Source: Heubach
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