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The Imerys group is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with sales of 3,688 M€ in 2014 and more than 14,900 employees.

Imerys transforms a unique range of minerals to deliver functional specialty solutions (heat resistance, mechanical strength, conductivity, coverage, barrier effect, etc.) that are essential to its customers' products and manufacturing processes.

Whether mineral components, functional additives, process enablers or finished products, Imerys’ solutions contribute to the quality of a great number of applications in consumer goods, industrial equipment and construction. Combining expertise, creativity and attentiveness to customers’ needs, the Group’s teams constantly identify new applications and develop high value-added solutions under a determined approach to responsible development.

Imerys is organized into four business groups, each of which has front-rank positions.

  • Energy Solutions & Specialties
  • World #1 in minerals for breathable polymer films
  • World #2 in ground calcium carbonate (GCC) for paper
  • World #1 in alumino-silicate monolithic refractories
  • World #1 in graphite for alkaline batteries
  • World #1 in conductive additives for Li-Ion batteries
  • World #1 in lubricants for seamless tube protection
  • World #1 for large natural graphite flakes

  • Filtration & Performance Additives
  • World #1 in talc for plastics, paints, paper, ceramics, health & beauty
  • World #1 in mica
  • World #1 in mica for engineered plastics and high performance coatings
  • World #1 in diatomite-based products
  • World #1 in diatomite-based products and perlite-based products for filtration

  • Ceramic Materials
  • 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
  • World #1 in kaolin for paper

  • High Resistance Minerals
  • World #1 in alumino-silicate minerals for refractories
  • World #1 in fused minerals for abrasives
  • World #1 in fused zirconia

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