News 2017-12-14T15:47:05+00:00

Primex Color, Compounding & Additives Growing and Hiring

Primex Color, Compounding & Additives is growing business and hiring new staff at its Garfield, N.J. and Jasper, Tenn. facilities. As uncertainty, consolidation, plant closings and layoffs impact the plastics colorant industry, “Primex is stronger than ever,” says Business Unit Director Doug Borgsdorf. “We continue to grow our business through the development of innovative customer solutions, expanded marketing efforts and improved production capabilities.”

“The ‘Now Hiring’ sign is out at both of our locations,” according to Human Resources Director Darin Dubbs. “We’re constantly looking for great people to help us grow, from management, sales, technical and production backgrounds.”

PCC&A is a “One Company” division of Primex Plastics. With facilities in six U.S. locations and one in Europe, Primex resources include warehousing and distribution points, a cross-functional national sales team and several research and development sites that assist customers and its three divisions: Primex Sheet, PCC&A and Primex Design & Fabrication.

PCC&A’s line of colorants, additives and specialty compounds leads the industry. Since its inception, the company has been a stable force in the plastics world. With the financial backing of Primex, PCC&A is constantly upgrading production facilities, creating new products and hiring new staff. In fact, Primex has never experienced a layoff. This stable workforce ensures the highest quality and on-time delivery. 

For job inquiries please contact HR Manager Shannon Davis at (800) 222-5116. For product inquiries:

Primex Plastics Releases New Videos

Primex Plastics Corporation, the parent company of Primex Design & Fabrication (PDF) and Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCCA), has produced seven new videos to introduce prospective customers to its full line of custom plastics products for manufacturers, logistics and retail. The Primex line includes sheet and roll products, masterbatches and compounds, and fabricated packaging, containers and returnable shipping solutions.

All video programming can be viewed on the Primex Plastics YouTube Channel at Primex Plastics Videos.

Here are the titles and descriptions of each video (click the title to watch the video)

  • Primex Plastics Corporation – A short introduction to the expertise and capabilities of Primex Plastics, a leader in production of custom sheet and roll products for thermoforming, printing and fabrication.
  • Primex Design & Fabrication – Introduction to PDF. PDF designs and fabricates custom packaging, shipping containers, logistics, storage and point of sale products for a wide range of industries.
  • Primex Color, Compounding & Additives – Since 1957, PCCA has been a leading supplier of color and unique masterbatches for the plastics manufacturing industry.
  • ULTRAPAC – 360 Series – Primex’s ultra-durable, returnable shipping containers made from Bubble-X™, a high strength coextruded board, available in a range of thicknesses for ultimate product protection.
  • Custom Containers & Interior Dunnage – Custom designed and produced containers and protection for critical product protection, using a variety of foam, plastic and laminated materials.
  • Automotive Components – Primex offers various interior and exterior components for the automotive industry using Bubble-X™ board, Faraprene™ elastomers and other Primex materials.
  • Ship Flat Containers & Displays – These space saving, returnable containers and displays are available in virtually any form factor for specific customer needs.

Primex Design & Fabrication Offers Solutions for Automotive Interiors

Primex Design & Fabrication, PD&F, the leading manufacturer of reusable, returnable and recyclable plastic shipping containers, custom interior dunnage, protective packaging, point of purchase displays and retail packaging, has entered the automotive OEM market with its Bubble-X™ and Faraprene™ products for automotive components. The two materials can be formed for a wide variety of automotive interior applications such seat backs, door panels, load floors and trunk liners. “We’ve supported this market for some time,” said PD&F Business Unit Director Doug Borgsdorf, “but we’re now aggressively pursuing new business by demonstrating the value of our products and their advantages over existing materials.”

Primex materials help reduce vehicle weight, while providing exceptional strength and durability. Primex produces highly durable, lightweight materials that replace wood, fiberglass, metal and solid polymer sheet for automotive interior applications without sacrificing stability, strength and aesthetics. Additionally, Primex prefabricates many shapes and textures, saving suppliers this additional production step, and then laminates various materials to components before shipping.

CLICK HERE: See various vehicle components made stronger and lighter with PD&F materials.

Bubble-X™ co-extruded polypropylene bubble board provides exceptional strength to weight properties and is available in a wide range of colors and thicknesses. Primex’s Color, Compounding & Additives division can formulate many characteristics into the product during production such as anti-stats, fire retardants and processing aids.

Primex’s Faraprene™ TPEs and TPOs are industry-leading thermoforming materials that provide soft touch and high grip surfaces in many vehicle components such as door areas, trunk liners, control knobs and floor mats. Faraprene™ is available in a full range of hardness levels and can be used in injection and extrusion operations. Primex laminates a wide assortment of materials to Faraprene™ such as carpet, polyspun, felt and fiberglass, saving production time.

The Primex Advantage

The Primex Plastics “One Company” family of companies ensures total supply chain management, from compounding, extrusion and fabrication, to distribution and recycling. The John J. Farber Technology and Innovation Center helps develop new products and new product uses that keep automotive suppliers ahead of the competition curve. Primex Color, Compounding & Additives produces masterbatches for Primex’s extrusion lines, providing exact product colors, unique characteristics and additives to meet specific customer needs. PD&F’s onsite design team works with customers to develop the most economical long-term solution, while six warehouse facilities allow for just-in-time delivery to manufacturers.