About Us

Apollo Colors Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high quality organic pigments exclusively for the printing ink industry. Our extensive flush color and presscake product lines are designed to provide superior performance in all lithographic and water flexographic ink systems. We consistently provide customer focused pigment research, product development and quality assurance procedures in our continuous effort to provide the best products available in the market.


Apollo Colors was founded by Warren J. Norton, Bob Armour, and Jerry Stajura in 1969 and commenced producing organic pigments in a flushed form in January, 1970. In July of 1975, production was moved to the 41,000 square foot facility on 11.2 acres in Rockdale, IL. Since that date, Apollo Colors has expanded its manufacturing facilities to 200,000 square feet under one roof with over 175 employees. Apollo’s property has grown to approximately 18 acres. Administration and sales are located in a modern office building near our manufacturing plant in Rockdale.