O’NEIL ANNOUNCES IN-STOCK WHITE PROGRAM

Jasper, Tenn., September 2, 2016 — O’Neil Color & Compounding (www.primexcolor.com), a leader in color masterbatches and custom specialty compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the availability of stock white colorants for injection, extrusion, co-extrusion and blow molding. The ten stock products are available in various shipment sizes from drum to Gaylord. O’Neil created the standard Stock White line specifically to serve the needs of customers who require a rapid delivery schedule. The new “quick ship” program allows O’Neil to ship ten different white masterbatches in as little as one day.

The program was specifically designed to assist many molders who may need a smaller amount of product for an immediate job, rather than a full truckload. Economies of scale in production of larger quantities allow these molders to order exact amounts for their job while benefiting from advance production of larger quantities of the masterbatches.

“Our stock masterbatches are formulated in a variety of concentrates, polymers and applications,” according to O’Neil Product Manager Lee Pfaffle. “We constantly monitor raw material pricing in order to ensure our customers are getting the best pricing available.” See the chart below for specific products.

All masterbatches in the Quick Ship line are approved for food contact applications. “These products are all produced in Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s new clean compounding isolated manufacturing line in an environment which virtually eliminates contamination from other products,” said Pfaffle.

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All of Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s products can also be customized with a variety of attributes including fade/UV resistance, release/gloss and laser marking.

For more information about the Stock White program contact your O’Neil representative or Beth Bean at (800) 234-6159 or email QSWhite@primexcolor.com.

O’NEIL HIRES COMPOUNDING PRODUCT MANAGER

Jasper, Tenn., August 5, 2015 – O’Neil Color & Compounding (www.primexcolor.com), a leader in color masterbatches and custom compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the appointment of Lee Pfaffle to the new position of product manager for its compounding division. Prior to joining O’Neil, Pfaffle was with Owens Corning of Toledo, Ohio, where he directed several functions in their composite solutions business.

ULee Pfafflepon Pfaffle’s arrival, O’Neil business unit director Doug Borgsdorf stated that, “Lee will provide O’Neil with the leadership and experience we need as we look to the future. O’Neil is planning significant expansion in both our color and specialty compounding businesses and Lee will play an integral role.”

Pfaffle has over twenty years’ experience in the plastics industry since graduating from The Ohio State University with a degree in chemical engineering. He said, “It’s a great time to be joining O’Neil as we grow the business and provide our customers with a wider spectrum of materials and services.”

About O’Neil Color & Compounding

Originally founded in New York in 1957, O’Neil Color & Compounding, a division of Primex Plastics Corporation, operates lines in Garfield, New Jersey and Jasper, Tennessee, producing color concentrates, additive masterbatches and specialty compounds. They include high performance custom materials such as TPE/TPO/TPV elastomers, flame retardant olefins and styrenics, anti-stats, ESD’s and fully conductive compounds, and structural and wear resistant formulations for injection, extrusion, blow molding and rotational molding applications. For more information contact Tim Talbott at (404) 914-1852 or visitwww.primexcolor.com.

O’NEIL ANNOUNCES SENIOR MANAGEMENT CHANGES

Jasper, Tenn., July 20, 2015 -O’Neil Color & Compounding (www.primexcolor.com), a leader in color masterbatches and custom compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the retirement of company president, Mark Bruner. Bruner is a 38-year veteran of the plastics industry and has been Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s president since 2005. He will be replaced by Doug Borgsdorf, who now assumes duties as the business unit director of O’Neil and Woodruff, both subsidiaries of Primex Plastics Corporation. Borgsdorf was previously president of Plastics Color Corporation and vice president of business development for PMC Global, Incorporated.

Doug Borgsdorf 1Upon his retirement Bruner stated, “It has been a great experience and honor leading Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s growth over the last 10-years and serving as part of the management team of Primex Plastics, our parent. We have a great team of people who have accomplished significant growth since I joined them in 2005.”

Bruner started his career in plastics as a sales representative for Shell Chemical in 1976 handling polystyrene and polypropylene customers in the mid-west.

Mike Cramer, President of Primex Plastics, stated, “Mark will surely be missed. His leadership made a significant contribution to Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s growth. We’re confident that the addition of Doug to our management team will help take O’Neil to a whole new level of product development, sales increases and service to our customers.

About O’Neil Color & Compounding

Originally founded in New York in 1957, O’Neil Color & Compounding, a division of Primex Plastics Corporation, operates lines in Garfield, New Jersey and Jasper, Tennessee, producing color concentrates, additive masterbatches and specialty compounds. They include high performance custom materials such as TPE/TPO/TPV elastomers, flame retardant olefins and styrenics, anti-stats, ESD’s and fully conductive compounds, and structural and wear resistant formulations for injection, extrusion, blow molding and rotational molding applications.

For more information contact Tim Talbott at (404) 914-1852 or visit www.primexcolor.com.

O’NEIL EXPANDS NJ OPERATIONS

Jasper, Tenn., July 7, 2015 -O’Neil Color & Compounding (www.primexcolor.com), a leader in color masterbatches and custom compounds for the plastics processing industry, has announced the expansion of operations at its Garfield, New Jersey facilities.

According to O’Neil Vice President Phil DeChard, “the company has added both production and laboratory capabilities as the beginning of a three-year plan to deliver higher value, faster turnaround and a wider range of products and services to our customers.”

Recent improvements include a new twin-screw 27mm quick-turn line for sampling, three new injection molding machines for faster and more accurate color matching, and a complete retrofit of the facility’s dust collection system as part of Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s ongoing commitment to green manufacturing practices.

DeChard said that this is just the first phase of a company-wide plan to improve capabilities and expand capacity at Primex Color, Compounding & Additives’s Garfield plant and its Jasper, Tennessee facility.

About O’Neil Color & Compounding

Originally founded in New York in 1957, O’Neil Color & Compounding, a division of Primex Plastics Corporation, operates lines in Garfield, New Jersey and Jasper, Tennessee, producing color concentrates, additive masterbatches and specialty compounds. They include high performance custom materials such as TPE/TPO/TPV elastomers, flame retardant olefins and styrenics, anti-stats, ESD’s and fully conductive compounds, and structural and wear resistant formulations for injection, extrusion, blow molding and rotational molding applications.

For more information contact Tim Talbott at (404) 914-1852 or visit www.primexcolor.com.