Products & Services
Mineral solutions enhancing the properties of cellulose-fibre based materials
Imerys Pigments for Paper & Packaging provides kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (GCC), precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) and talc, mineral components that are essential for the paper industry. White pigments, these products are essential mineral components, as they improve the physical characteristics of finished products and help to reduce their production cost. White pigments offer a wide variety of qualities in terms of gloss, brightness, opacity or viscosity. The great diversity of its products allows the business group to provide multi-pigment solutions in response to its customers' specific needs. It offers the world's broadest range of pigments targeted for paper industry applications.
Imerys Pigments for Paper & Packaging supplies over 350 paper mills across the world. Assisting our customers locally, our regional activity is organised along the four geographic zones North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America.
Sales in 2011
- Europe 45%
- North America 28%
- Asia-Pacific 20%
- South America: 7%
Front rank market positions in paper
- World #1 in kaolin
- World #1 in talc
- World #2 in calcium carbonate