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Active in over 50 countries, with 250 industrial locations, Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry. Using sophisticated technical processes Imerys transforms a large variety of minerals into high value specialty products. Bringing heat resistance, mechanical strength, conductivity, coverage or barrier effect, these specialties add essential features to its customers’ products or manufacturing processes in many industries such as consumer goods, industrial equipment and construction.


Imerys serves the newest industries, such as plastics or solar power, but also more traditional industries such as ceramics and paintings. Imerys’ mineral specialties are used in a great number of applications.

Imerys is organized into four business groups, centered on clearly identified markets.

  • Energy Solutions & Specialties (31% of Group's consolidated revenue)
  • Filtration & Performance Additives (26%)
  • Ceramic Materials (28%)
  • High Resistance Minerals (15%)
Energy Solutions & Specialties

Energy Solutions & Specialties

Calcium carbonates, graphite powders and specialties for the petroleum industry, the business group offers a wide range of minerals. It's also composed of monolithic refractories used in the high-temperature industries.

Filtration & Performance Additives

Filtration & Performance Additives

The products of this business group improve the quality of paint, toothpaste, water and even beer! Discover the range of products available from this business group, which offers its customers tailored solutions.

Ceramic Materials

Ceramic Materials

Clay Roof Tiles, Minerals for Ceramics (sanitaryware, floor tiles, porcelain and kiln furnitures) and Kaolin. Find out more about this business group.

High Resistance Minerals

High Resistance Minerals

Fused Minerals and Refractory Minerals. Find out the business group offer for steel, automotive, aerospace industries...

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