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Badger Color Concentrates compounder of the month


Head office location: Mukwonago, Wisconsin, USA Date founded: 1998 President: Mike Fatta Ownership:


Incorporated Business


No. of employees: 175 Sales 2015: $32m (AMI Estimate)


Plant locations: Mukwonago, Wisconsin, and Kings Mountain, North Carolina Production 2015: 4,500 tonnes (AMI estimate)


Profile: Badger Color was founded in 1998 but quickly grew out of its original 1,900m2 factory and in 2002 relocated to a new 5,600m2


facility that still houses the


corporate headquarters today. It expanded into a second site in Mukwonago in 2010, establishing a third plant in 2014 in North Carolina to serve its East Coast customers.


Product line: The company primarily provides colour concentrates to injection and blow moulders and sheet extruders but also produces a range of additive concentrates and liquid colours. The majority of its production is based on polyolefins and PVC. Major markets include rigid packaging and cosmetics.


Product strengths: Badger Color can produce concentrates in small lots of 300-400 lbs (130-180kg but also has a larger lot capability. It offers two specialty lines: Flash Color irridescents and Ultra-Trans transparents. All products are supported by a full colour matching service.


To be considered for ‘Compounder of the Month’ contact Elizabeth Carroll at ec@amiplastics.com


Forthcoming features The next issues of Compounding World magazine will have special reports on the following subjects:


January 2017 Polymer foam technologies Pelletising systems Film additives Emission and odour control


February 2017 Thermally-conductive compounds Additives for polyamides Materials handling equipment Additives for laser marking/welding


Editorial submissions should be sent to Chris Smith: cs@amiplastics.com


For information on advertising in these issues, please contact: Levent Tounjer: lt@amiplastics.com Tel: +44 (0)117 314 8183 Claire Bishop: claire@amimagazines.com Tel: +44 (0) 1732 605976/667474


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