The construction industry uses products which demand high performance in many areas–they must be durable, corrosion resistant, heat stable, weather resistant, lightfast, safe, environmentally friendly, and cost effective. Organic Dyes and Pigments’ team of chemists strive to develop dye and pigment colorant solutions to meet these needs, to provide unique product identification, and to make them aesthetically pleasing. Our Organic and Inorganic pigments, available in easily-dispersible powders, presscake, and aqueous dispersion forms, can meet almost any physical demand required by a durable topical coating and can be used in many applications such as wood stains & identification, industrial coatings, recycled products, foam & fiberglass insulation, construction site dust-abatement tackifiers & polymers, adhesives, and polishing compounds. For applications where high lightfastness is required for warranted outdoor products, formulations will include our inorganic Orco™ iron oxide, titanium dioxide, chromium oxide, cobalt, and complex inorganic  pigments. These are applicable to ceramic tiles, concrete, cement & mortar, stucco & plaster, paper & fiberglass composites & laminates, mildew & fire resistant gypsum wallboards, rubber mulch, coil coatings, and cool roofing products. Whatever colorant solution you need to meet the unique required physical properties of your end product, contact us so we can develop the perfect one for you.

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Abrasives, Adhesives, Sealants, & Tape are miscellaneous construction materials requiring a broad array of dye and pigment classes to meet chemical compatibility and physical parameter requirements. Our colorants can be found in resin-bonded colored sanding discs, pads, belts, sponges, rolls, & sheets, wood and tile adhesives, highly durable and flexible silicon & butyl-based sealants, and tapes for industrial, insulation, & HVAC duct-work applications.


Aluminum & Metals are typical materials used in construction projects.  Our OrcoAluminum™ dyes for anodized aluminum provide a colorful and lightfast solution to many architectural building components.  The Orco CPX™ IR-Series inorganic pigments can be formulated into Infrared Reflective(IR) coil coatings to provide an energy-saving solution for metal roofs and siding panels.  These colorants offer the heat-stability and weather-resistant physical properties required in extreme environments.


Composites & Laminates consist of a multitude of materials consisting of Fiberglas-reinforced polymers, wood/polymer composites, recycled plastics, and different resins.  This wide variety of materials require a wide selection of dyes and pigments which offer physical properties able to meet the demands of high heat, pressure, intense light, and chemically corrosive environments.   Our line of OrcoSolve™ dyes and OrcoPerm™ organic & Orco™ inorganic pigments are the right choice for the right coloring solution.


Concrete & Masonry coloration can be accomplished using acid dyes, solvent dyes, and inorganic pigments, depending on the application such as stucco, stamped concrete, interior & exterior polished architectural concrete, and fiber/cement blends for siding & roofing shingles.


Gypsum & Wallboard of today are very technically advanced to address fire, mold & mildew, moisture, wind, sound, and durability construction codes and demands.  Our dyes and pigments are chemically compatible with coating formulations necessary to meet these demands, when applied to wood, paper, or Fiberglas-mat facing.


NonWovens & Insulation used in the construction industry consist of geotextile membranes & erosion-control fabrics, carbon & Fiberglas 3D technical fabrics, non-woven air & moisture barrier wraps, reinforcement mesh, water-proofing membranes, interior & exterior insulation, Fiberglas underlayment, foam-board / acoustic sound-isolation / spray-foam insulations, and Fiberglas-based resin-bonded non-wovens.  Our colorants can be found in all of these products.


Wood Stains & Treatments are used on wood for preservation, sound-proofing,  and fire resistance. Our colorants are compatible with all stain, coating, and CCA(Chromated Copper Arsenate) preservative formulations to meet building standards and codes such as ASTM  E-90, NFPA 703,and UL Design No. V314.