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Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Launches New PIGMENTO® Finishes for ALPOLIC® MCM

Pigmento-Full-SetChesapeake, VA – Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America, Inc., a leader in metal composite material (MCM) manufacturing, is proud to introduce its new “PIGMENTO® Series” finishes for its well-known ALPOLIC® MCM product line. The announcement arises from the company’s long-term relationship with VMZINC® from VM Building Solutions, a pioneer in modern manufacturing.

The PIGMENTO® Series expands the company’s QUARTZ-ZINC® MCM offering to now include red, blue, brown, grey and orange colors in addition to the original unfinished, natural metal QUARTZ-ZINC®.

With PIGMENTO®, the surface of QUARTZ-ZINC® coil is glazed with mineral color pigments to produce rich, earthy hues. The visible and natural texture of QUARTZ-ZINC® will remain, but the result is a distinctive shine that offers the deep texture of a natural material with the wide palette of man-made colors.

The elegant natural patina of zinc has been incorporated into architecture beautifully for centuries. The high-performance natural metal has continued to be a building material of choice because of its lifespan, versatility in fabrication, resistance to corrosion and distinctive look that lasts. Zinc is also a favorite for green building because of its abundance, high recyclability and the reduced energy consumption used during refinement, as compared to other architectural metals.

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About ALPOLIC® / Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America Inc.

ALPOLIC Meet the SupplierALPOLIC® Metal Composite Materials are high-quality aluminum and metal composite panels manufactured in Japan, Germany and the United States. The company's Chesapeake, Virginia facility began production in 1991 and is home to Mitsubishi Chemical Composites America. The company is a North American standard-setter for innovation and quality, with a selection of colors and finishes that is unsurpassed. Manufacturing, distribution and support capabilities extend worldwide. ALPOLIC® Metal Composite Materials are among the most versatile and useful architectural materials available. They offer the rigidity of heavy-gauge architectural metals in a lightweight composite material, with a standard polyethylene or fire-resistant core. For more information about ALPOLIC® call 800-422-7270 visit

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