Dominion Colour Corp., a long-term Canadian manufacturer of high performance pigments, dispersions, and preparations for the coatings, plastics and specialty ink industries, and LANSCO Colors, a supplier of a wide-range of quality pigments sold to similar industries, are merging their companies. The combination of DCC and LANSCO will bring together the strengths of both companies, they said in a joint statement, significantly benefitting pigment consuming customers by offering a broad portfolio of color pigments and technical expertise locally to every corner of the globe.  DCC provides innovation in pigments, dispersions and preparations to coatings, plastics and ink manufacturers in 70 countries worldwide. It has manufacturing facilities in Canada, the Netherlands, and the UK as well as technical sales offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia to enable close collaboration with customers. LANSCO’s large network of sales representatives, supported by an in-house sales and technical team, allows them to serve the needs of 600 US customers in the coatings, ink and plastics markets as well as in selected international markets. “Together, we bring a broad product portfolio to the market with a unique value proposition,” commented Dr. Mark Vincent, CEO of DCC. “We look forward to working closely with the experienced team at LANSCO so that all our customers see our unique ability to provide the right solution for their needs.”  Donald Greenwald, CEO and president, LANSCO Colors, remarked that, “as a combined entity, we will be able to offer customers significant synergies and benefits of scale. Together, the capabilities of our companies will create one unified team, dedicated to providing innovative and value-based solutions for customers worldwide. Each of us brings our own complementary strengths. By combining to create a broader global pigment provider, we will offer a range of organic & inorganic pigments, dispersions, and preparations that will be unmatched in the industry.” He and the LANSCO management team will continue with the merged company going forward.