A team of experts At your service
The world relies on our minerals, and we rely on one of our most important resources in finding, mining, processing and delivering them—our people.
Developing new products
Many of our Science & Technology (S&T) experts come from the markets we serve, meaning we have firsthand experience of your specific market and needs. Good understanding of each market segment is vital to matching the right mineral to your application. Our state-of-the-art Technology Centers in John's Creek, Georgia (USA), Toulouse (France) and Par Moor (UK) have an enviable track record for innovation. We develop new applications to meet market requirements, engineering our minerals to provide you with a competitive edge—either by boosting the performance of your finished product or by rendering your manufacturing processes more effective.
Providing bespoke formulation services
Our Science &Technology (S&T) staff have unique knowledge of mineral technology combined with unrivalled applications expertise. They harness this knowledge to enhance the inherent properties of our minerals to optimize parameters such as particle size, shape, packing, crystal micro-structure, color, and hardness to meet your specific formulation requirements. Every year we perform hundreds of formulation studies for our customers.
Understanding your processes
Our S&T managers can also study your production processes to ensure best use and handling of our minerals in your systems.
Good understanding of each market segment is vital to matching the right mineral to the right application. At Imerys, we have end-market specialists on board who come from the industries we serve.