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CHICAGO—ReedSpectrum (Booth N4328) is introducing several color concentrates at NPE in Chicago. Three new ReedLite concentrates are geared to ABS, high-impact polystyrene and polyethylene. The Holden, Mass., firm said the materials are cost-competitive without sacrificing quality.

The ABS series features 12 colors formulated for most commercial ABS grades. The ReedLite HIPS series includes 12 colors and the PE series has 13 colors. All the materials are free of heavy metals and are recognized under the Underwriters Laboratories component recognition program.

ReedSpectrum also is debuting concentrates for DuPont's Zenite 6130 liquid crystal polymer and claims to be the only independent color concentrate maker in North America with its own line for LCP. ReedLite LCP series is available in 12 standard colors and various custom colors.