Our Company

Organic Dyes and Pigments(ORCO) supplies high quality dyes, pigments and chemical auxiliaries to a broad base of customers and industries where color is an important feature of a manufactured product. Available product classes include aqueous and powder organic and inorganic pigments, acid, basic, direct, disperse, mordant, fiber reactive, solvent, and ink dyes, crystal lactone toners,  as well as a full range of chemical auxiliaries serving a multitude of industries.

We respond quickly to the needs of our customers with on-time delivery, consistently high product quality, dedicated customer service and deeply experienced laboratory technicians. ORCO has sales, production, warehousing, and laboratory facilities in Rhode Island & North Carolina. Standard products are typically shipped within 24-48 hours.

History of ORCO™

Our company was started in 1949 when three men, Samuel Stott, John Sandilands, and John Gormley, formed what was then called Organic Chemical Corporation in a small building on a side street in Providence, Rhode Island. They made a promise that they would focus primarily on understanding the concerns and needs of their customer, the textile dyer. With nearly 100 operating textile mills in Rhode Island alone at the time, business was exceptional.

Over the years, new facilities were built in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia to provide fast and dependable service to an increasing base of textile customers in the southern United States, eventually consolidating these operations into its current Concord, North Carolina facility. Early on, ORCO changed its name to Organic Dyestuffs Corporation and, in 2014, further changed the name to Organic Dyes and Pigments LLC, reflecting its well established heritage in both pigments and dyes.

ORCO™ Today

Today Organic Dyes and Pigments’ customer base of over 500 customers is truly global, and ranges from small family owned businesses to multi-national Fortune 500 corporations.  ORCO™ operates out of two facilities in East Providence, Rhode Island and Concord, North Carolina, each with full laboratory and production capabilities. Available product classes include aqueous and powder organic & inorganic  pigments, acid, basic, direct, disperse,  fiber reactive, mordant, polymeric, solvent, and ink dyes, crystal lactone toners, as well as a full range of chemical auxiliaries.

ORCO™ employs a complete team of professional problem solvers dedicated to responding quickly to meet the changing needs of their customers. As a result of this commitment and dedication, ORCO™ has earned a reputation for technical expertise and customer service which has resulted in many long-standing customer relationships.

Organic Dyes and Pigments is proud to be considered one of the industry’s most dependable sources of conventional, specialty, discontinued, and custom-formulated dyes, pigments, and chemical auxiliaries, and looks forward to servicing the needs of the colorant industry for many more years to come.