Imerys in the USA
The Sylacauga open-pit is the world’s largest working calcium carbonate mine
Benchmark solutions for the refractories, advanced ceramics, construction, infrastructure and metallurgy and industries
Our refractories, abrasives and construction operations serve the continent with specialty materials derived from our portfolio of andalusite, bauxite, calcium aluminate, fused alumina, mullite, fused silica and zirconia.
Our Andersonville (GA) ‘Mulcoa’ plant is the world’s largest producer of sintered mullites. They are produced from unique high-purity, refractory-grade kaolin clay from the South Georgia kaolin belt. The Mulcoa® brand name is renowned in the world of refractory alumino-silicate calcines as the benchmark for refractory production.
The Niagara Falls (NY) site has roots going back as far as 1917. Today, the facilities supply brown and white fused alumina and silicon carbides for use in a broad array of end products, such as abrasives, refractories, blasting media, investment casting and foundry applications.
Our Norfolk site on the Virginian coast specializes in the production of high-performance fused bauxite and limestone and sintered alumina and lime for use as cement, concrete and specialty binders in building, refractories, metallurgy, mining, tunneling and wastewater infrastructures. They are sold under some of our oldest and well-known brand names such as Secar®, Sewper®, Sewpercoat®, Ciment Fondu®, Fondu®, Peramin® Ternal® and Fondag®.
Our fused minerals operation at Greeneville, Tennessee, is the North American port of call for fused silica and zirconia specialty products. Fused zirconium oxide products from Greeneville are prized raw materials in refractories, technical ceramics, friction materials, ceramic membranes and foam filters and nuclear applications - and include our renowned Zionic® brand. Our fused silica grains and powders, derived from high-purity quartz, are designed for advanced ceramics, electronics, molded compound, refractory and investment casting applications. Greeneville fused silica solutions are sold under such reputed brand names as Tec-Sil® and Teco-Sphere®.
I felt supported from day one by the team at Imerys. I have three non-negotiable conditions when it comes to a new job: a company that inspires me with products that are making a difference; a position that challenges me; and management that empowers me to do my best. Imerys ticks all three boxes. I really like the mindset and culture here. This is more than just a job: I’m investing my time, my knowledge and experience in a company that is investing in me.