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Ceramic Materials

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Ceramic Materials

The Ceramic Materials business group is composed of Building Materials and Minerals for Ceramics Group's activities.

A high-quality, specialized offer

With its quality deposits and optimized industrial assets, the Building Materials activity is France's largest producer of clay roof tiles. Imerys also contributes to the development of renewable energies, particularly in photovoltaic tiles.

The Minerals for Ceramics activity is a world leading supplier of industrial mineral solutions, from minerals to full prepared bodies for the sanitaryware, tile and tableware industries, together with a competitive offering for technical ceramics applications and the glass industry including fiber glass.
Besides, the activity develops, designs, produces and globally markets firing supports and components for industrial kilns for the ceramics industries. It has recently developed activities in technical ceramic segments.


Front-rank market positions

  • French #1 for clay roof tiles
  • World #1 in raw materials and ceramic bodies for sanitaryware
  • World #2 in kaolins for fiberglass
  • Europe#1 in raw materials and ceramic bodies for tableware
  • Europe#2 in raw materials for floor tiles
  • World #1 in kiln furniture for roofing tiles

Sales 2013703 M

Employees 20132,854

Industrial sites71

Countries18




Imerys is based in almost 50 countries and has 245 industrial sites.

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