ASHLAND, Mass. - Schlenk Metallpulver GmbH announced the opening of Schlenk-Both Metallic Pigments in Ashland, Mass. Schlenk-Both Metallic Pigments will begin taking customer orders for aluminum, bronze and copper pigments as well as metallic finished inks on September 15. Schlenk-Both's parent company in Germany celebrated its 125th anniversary as a supplier of metallic pigments in 2004 and looks forward to continuing the 50-year tradition of producing metallic pigments at the Both site in Massachusetts. The Ashland site also houses complete lab facilities for technical service and serves as the company's U.S. headquarters.