Landmark Achievement For Day-Glo Color | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 42 | p. 37
Issue Date: October 15, 2012

Landmark Achievement For DayGlo Color

Development of fluorescent pigment is designated a chemical landmark
Department: ACS News
Keywords: Chemical Landmarks, fluorescent paint, ACS, DayGlo

The brilliantly colored fluorescent pigments used in everything from psychedelic posters to clothing, toys, and accessories were designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark by the American Chemical Society during a ceremony at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland on Sept. 8. The pigments were invented by two brothers who founded the company DayGlo Color.

“Fluorescent pigments are a universally recognizable and truly iconic scientific development,” said . . .

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