Wonderful World of Color
Is there any factory more colorful and surreal than Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory? How about the DayGlo Color Corp. factory in Cleveland?
That’s where workers grind out the bright, fluorescent pigments used in traffic cones, Hula hoops and black light posters. Bytesize Science goes inside the plant, opened in the 1950s by inventors Bob and Joe Switzer to capitalize on a unique pigment production process they had developed.