Organic Dyes & Pigments LLC has acquired the assets of Eastern Color & Chemical Co. of Providence, RI, effective January 4. Established in 1928, Eastern has a long history of supplying organic pigment dispersions and specialty chemicals to the textile, paper, plastic and leather industries.  “We warmly welcome Eastern Color & Chemical Co. and their customers and employees to the ORCO family,” said John D’Amelio, president of ORCO. “This acquisition strengthens ORCO’s presence in key markets and positions us for future growth.” Organic Dyes and Pigments is a colorant solution provider offering a broad range of dyes, pigments and specialty chemicals used in a diverse base of industries including textiles, coatings, agricultural products, construction materials, HI&I and many others. The company is headquartered in E. Providence, RI, with additional locations in Concord, NC and Shanghai, China.