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LCR Hallcrest has been selected for the 2019 Best of Glenview Award in the Manufacturers category by the Glenview Award Program. Each year, the Glenview Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and category.
Hockey pucks just got a lot cooler! -Tuesday, October 1, 2019
The official game pucks of the National Hockey League® featuring thermochromic coatings supplied by PPG will now be used for ALL games in the 2019-2020 season!
Objects can now change colors like a chameleon -Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Objects can now change colors like a chameleon Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory team creates new reprogrammable ink that lets objects change colors using light. MIT News
– Industrial product of the year award – Residential/Domestic product of the year award This new UK-made Electrical Safety Innovation helps protect lives, homes and businesses against electrical connection fires. The push-on clips highlight heated connections at their early stage of development before they reach temperatures capable of damaging PVC insulation and long before they are capable of causing a fire. Using a newly developed Masterbatch from LCR Hallcrest, the injection molded clips change color permanently from purple to pink if they heat up in excess of a safe temperature.
Glenview IL – July 10, 2019 - LCR Hallcrest is pleased to announce achieving ISO13485:2016 certification under the updated regulation, which is the internationally recognized standard for quality management systems in the medical device industry. LCR Hallcrest has demonstrated its ability to produce, sell and service the sales of medical devices while satisfying applicable regulatory requirements.
Product Bulletin -Thursday, March 28, 2019
Thermax® irreversible labels have been updated with a new temperature indicating chemical for the 232ºC / 450ºF & 199ºC / 390ºF events
NHL Thermochromic Puck Video -Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Short video explaining introducing Thermochromics to the Game of hockey. Click details below for the video link
NHL & PPG announce new color-changing hockey pucks for 2018-19 season. - LCR Hallcrest is pleased to be recognized as technology partners in the development of a thermochromic coating by PPG for NHL hockey pucks. The color changing coating will change from purple to clear when a puck’s temperature is above freezing, providing visual indication that the puck should be replaced.
LCR Hallcrest is pleased to offer for sale Thermostrip™ WD a self-adhering, waterproof, color-changing label that measures the surface temperature of medical instruments in washer disinfectors, bedpan washers and any thermal disinfector. Using Thermostrip™ WD on an instrument surface with each wash cycle will indicate that the minimum surface disinfection temperature has been reached. Label is adhesive backed, easily removed with no residue and retained, permanent and accurate.
LCR Hallcrest is pleased to announce the addition of a web-based roll formatted label production line. Liquid Crystal (LC) labels, temperature indicators and graphics are typically screen printed on a sheet then cut to size. The company has designed, developed and established a high-volume reel to reel liquid crystal label manufacturing capability.