Earl Balthazar

Earl Balthazar

Senior Applications Engineer, Americas
“You can’t sing the blues when the world is full of color!”

— Earl Balthazar, III


Earl is a Datacolor Subject Matter Expert who specializes in “pigment” using industries. His main focus is to provide an understanding of color technology and digital tools as they pertain to human perception, industrial application of color and the intricacies of color management in a global supply chain. Earl has worked in color-related industries for over 35 years and during his early career, he was a colorist in the plastics industry. 



Experience + Success

  • Multiple roles in color matching, color lab management, color quality management, and color technical service in the compound and color masterbatch industries.
  • Member of Board of Directors for Society of Plastics Engineers, Color & Appearance Division since 2000
  • Elected an Honored Service Member of the Global SPE due his many years in Society governance and operations at the local, divisional, and global levels
  • Awarded the Terry Golding Outstanding Achievement Award by SPECAD for his years of work advancing education in the coloring of plastics
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