Paper & Pulp: Dyes and Pigments

We provide full product lines of paper and pulp colorants for use in papermaking and coatings applications. Dye ranges are usable in many pH ranges, providing various color options from brilliant hues to light pastels. Our pigments exhibit excellent lightfastness properties and are non-graniting. Both our direct and basic dye ranges provide strong affinity properties at an economical value.

Our products are available in liquid and powder form. Pulpable bag packaging solutions can assist in ease use in your manufacturing process and keep your facility clean of dyestuffs.

For assistance on selecting the best performing dye for your papermaking needs, our lab technicians are on hand to help you select, test, and execute the best colorant for your manufacturing processes.

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International Colorants

International Colorants

International Colorants is a highly experienced and diverse team of paper and dye industry professionals who understand the needs of the Paper and Paperboard sector. They are the official partner to First Source Worldwide for the paper and paperboard Industries.

Sorament Organic Pigments

Water-based organic pigments provide high quality pigment solutions for paper and pulp applications. Suitable for all paper applications with a wide range of products available that are designed for specific applications.

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FSW Paper Applications Lab

We're in the heart of the papermaking industry. Our Milwaukee, WI facility is fully-equipped to support paper testing and research and development in our applications lab. Our technical staff is available for color matching services.  We can provide solutions to your most challenging process problems.

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Paper Dyes & Pigment Dispersions

We carry a full line of paper and pulp dyes, including disperse, acid, and direct dyes. We also carry optical brightener products for pulp whitening and pigment dispersion dyes for non-graniting solutions.

Specific dyes can be selected to perform efficiently in acidic or alkaline pH levels.