Welcome to Imerys Performance Minerals

Who Are We?

Part of Imerys The world's leading supplier of mineral-based solutions for industry

Imerys Performance Minerals is part of Imerys, the world's leading supplier of mineral-based solutions for industry.

Imerys is the world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, delivering high value-added, functional solutions to a wide variety of industries, ranging from process manufacturing to consumer goods.
Drawing on our understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science, we deliver solutions based on the beneficiation of our mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations.
Imerys minerals contribute essential properties to our customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, adsorption and water repellency.
In parallel, the Group pursues a number of ambitious goals to achieve responsible growth, with respect to the environment, labor and its own governance (ESG).

Imerys Performance Minerals operates mines and processing plants at all corners of the globe, yielding high quality ball clay, bentonite, calcium carbonate, diatomaceous earth, feldspar, halloysite, kaolin, mica, moler, quartz, perlite, talc and wollastonite.

Working at state-of-the-art Technology Centers, we harness the intrinsic properties of these minerals to provide solutions for industries such as Adhesives & Sealants, Building Products, Plastics, Rubber, Paints, Food, Personal Care, Paper & Board, Pharmaceuticals and Ceramics as well as other specialties markets.

We are the acknowledged world leaders in product quality, supply reliability and technical support—the services that create value for our customers and set us apart from competitors. We are also industry leaders in continuously improving how our products and practices contribute to Sustainable Development.

The Imerys Group Worldwide

  • 224 industrial sites in 40 countries 224 industrial sites in 40 countries
  • Over 16,000 employees Over 16,000 employees
  • €4.4 billion - revenues (2019) €4.4 billion - revenues (2019)

The Magical World of Minerals