EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - Elementis Pigments, Inc., has appointed Hall Technologies, Inc., St. Louis, as its new distributor in the Midwestern United States. Elementis Pigments is a leading supplier of inorganic color pigments and high-purity barium sulfate extender pigments. Hall Technologies is responsible for sales in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, and portions of Illinois and Tennessee.