The modernization of communities continues at a rapid pace, putting a demand on infrastructure. The construction companies responsible for engineering and building in these areas need product solutions to get the job done efficiently, safely, and economically.
ICD meets these challenges as a global leader in the sourcing and supply of additives for the construction industry, primarily in the manufacture of concrete and mortars. These additives are used for characteristics such as weight reduction, crack resistance, water resistance, and increased or decreased dry times.
The growth of the Aerospace Industry and associated rapid advancements in technology put great demand on companies to procure the highest quality materials to manufacture their cutting edge products.
ICD exceeds these expectations for our customers around the globe supplies primary metals and super alloys that are chosen for their purity, high strength and ability to perform at extremely high temperatures. Our specialized process and materials also contributes to the state of the art electronics used in many Aerospace product applications.
There is no business more important than the business of protecting lives. Whether it’s the latest military vessel, weapons hardware, communications satellites, or state of the art ground based radar system, every component and material plays a critical role.
Staying one step ahead of threats means employing the latest and greatest in equipment that can not fail. ICD provides the best in high purity metals, vacuum melted alloys, advanced materials, and manufacturing processes make us a trusted and preferred source for public and private defense companies and operations worldwide.
Semiconductors and components of all types are getting smaller and more advanced. The laboratories that develop and advance these technologies demand the latest state of the art vacuum equipment and high purity materials to produce these products.
ICD is a coveted supplier of the highest purity metals available for use in labs worldwide to create and manufacture the latest products. ICD offers the latest in vacuum and thin film technology using our Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE), Ultra High Vacuum (UHV), Ferrovac, and Pulse Laser Deposition (PLD) systems.
Today’s consumers are more educated and health conscious than ever, and ingredients are controlled more tightly. Food products are continuously evolving for better taste and nutrition while maintaining their safety, purity and affordability.
ICD is an international supplier of the finest ingredients to the food, beverage and nutrition markets, providing high-quality, low-cost products. We specialize in the supply of high intensity sweeteners, caffeine, vitamins and minerals, Benzoates, FD&C colors and more for these demanding and evolving industries.
The global beauty and personal care market is estimated to be worth around $500 billion, an increase of 87% since 2005. The growth of the industry proves the consumer’s sustained interest in beauty and cosmetic regimes, as well as in basic personal care and hygiene practices.
ICD is a major supplier to the cosmetics and personal care industries, offering a wide-range of natural ingredients for anti-aging creams, hydrating cosmetics, and skin-care products. ICD also offers ingredients that encompass the food, beverage, and nutrition sectors for the US and International markets.
Electronic devices are ubiquitous – computers, smart phones, GPS, and home security are no longer a luxury but a requirement in the information age. High-tech electronics require everything from rare-earth metals to advanced polymers to operate continuously and flawlessly.
ICD specializes in the processing, preparation, and supply of metals and covers every angle of the supply chain bringing products from “Mine to Market.” In addition, ICD is your source of components for energy storage and a range of pigments to lend an aesthetic quality to electronic devices.
Automobiles have come a long way from the “horseless carriage.” Today, vehicles are more than a means of conveyance – they reflect the personality of the driver. Manufacturing automobiles requires a host of materials, parts, and people to create a product that conveys a feeling and entices a person to the buy the vehicle.
From eye-catching pearlescent and phosphorescent paints and coatings to a range of durable plastics, ICD stocks the materials required for the demanding automobile industry. ICD also supplies materials for Lithium-Ion Cell production used in the latest electric vehicles.
Medical devices and personal care products are held to high regulatory standards to ensure efficacy and safety. Devices that are implanted or products that are applied skin must improve the life of the patient and not do additional harm.
ICD is a premier supplier of medical-grade materials, from structural ceramics used in ball and socket joints for hip implants to cosmetic pearlescents for makeup and skin care products. ICD is also a global source of high-purity metals used for dental implants (Cobalt, Titanium and Tantalum) and metals and powders used for binders.
Heavy industry like oil, gas, and mining places a priority on the safety of the people extracting the commodities that keep commerce flowing. An important safety factor are clearly marked signs and instrument dials that are visible in dark environments and from a distance.
ICD offers the LumiNova line of light-fast, super-bright phosphorescent pigments with a long afterglow period. LumiNova offers excellent weather and light fastness, is free of hazardous and radioactive substances, and is the perfect pigment to ensure personnel can see clearly signs, gauges, and instructions.
Walk into any hardware store and you see the wall of paint color samples, every hue from muted grays to vibrant yellows and reds. The application of paints and coatings go far beyond homes, these elements are vital to a host of industries including textiles, safety, cosmetics, and automobiles.
ICD is the industry leader in colorants, offering a complete line of pearlescent, phosphorescent, daylight fluorescent, thermochromic and UV fluorescent paints and coatings. These, combined with classical organic pigments and inorganic pigments, makes ICD the best choice for all your colorant needs.
Artists and designers know that colors provide an aesthetic quality but also help to convey feelings and information. Reds, blues, greens, and black give us a visual clue and connote an emotion or a sign of what to expect.
ICD offers a rainbow of thermochromic pigments for inks and UV fluorescent pigments that lend color to your world. ICD Thermochromic colorants change color reversibly in a wide-range of activation temperatures; and UV fluorescent pigments are used in inks, coatings, paper, and plastics to lend security against forgeries.
Clean water is a precious commodity that we take for granted. We turn on the taps in our homes or businesses and expect clean water to instantly pour out so we can wash our hands and make our morning coffee. For some parts of the world, however, access to clean water is less a right and more a daily struggle.
At ICD, we understand that access to clean water is a basic human right. We are a leading provider of products for soil remediation and purification of drinking water, and supply clean water chemistries that target sanitization, filtration, and stabilization in swimming pools and spas.
Colorants are used in many industries for specific purposes, including pigments that fluoresce under UV light to safeguard important documents from forgeries. Colorants are vital to many sectors for functional applications and specific purposes rather than just for aesthetic appeal.
ICD is an industry leader in special effect pigments where you can find a complete line of pearlescent, phosphorescent, daylight fluorescent, thermochromic, and UV fluorescent pigments. These colorants, combined with classical organic or inorganic pigments makes ICD the best choice for all your pigment needs.
The world runs on energy, and whether it is generated from fossil fuels, renewable sources, or chemical means, energy needs to be stored to deliver its power when needed. Batteries offer a safe and compact method to store and provide energy on demand.
ICD, through its subsidiaries, supplies first-class lab-, pilot- and full production scale manufacturing equipment and components and tools for making batteries, capacitors, and fuel cells. ICD offers cases, caps, gasket, and crimpers to make pouch, coin, cylindrical and prismatic cells of virtually any size.
The health and safety of employees, tenants, guests, and visitors is the top priority for building owners and managers and proper signage is an important component of any building safety plan.
The phosphorescent pigments offered by ICD are available in a range of daylight fluorescent colors in addition to the natural colors. All of the ICD phosphorescent materials are non-toxic and non-radioactive and are the perfect material for warning and exit signs, safety vests and jackets, and wherever clear instructions are needed, day or night.
Consumers are conscious of food labels. A visit to any supermarket will find people checking labels for macronutrient content, ingredients, and above all the nutritional content of the food they buy.
ICD offers a lineup of specialty products that encompass the food, beverage, and nutritional segments, providing high-quality and low-cost alternatives for the US and International markets. ICD supplies high intensity sweeteners that are alternatives to sugar, like monk fruit, Aspartame, and Steviosides or a custom blend to meet the health and taste demands of consumers.