Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

Chicago Lead Pigment Suit Dismissed; Masco Announces Dismissal of Appeals in

August 10, 2005

“Typically, a designer will specify a product’s color using a Pantone reference,” explained Michael Garin, vice president of Pantone. “The fabricator’s paint shop will then attempt to translate the Pantone Color to another system, losing varying degrees of accuracy. Cardinal is now able to keep the Pantone designation consistent throughout the process, ensuring the greatest possible color fidelity.”

l The Circuit Court of Cook County, IL has dismissed a suit by the City of Chicago against former manufacturers of lead pigment, rejected the city’s claim that the