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      ImerCare Matte® wins BSB Award 2018.06.08

      As its name suggests, ImerCare® Matte imparts a superior mattifying effect in gels and creams, liquid foundations and pressed powders. It is a kaolin with an innovative microporous structure and high surface area. Due to this unique morphology, ImerCare® Matte possesses excellent sebum absorption capabilities and imparts an immediate matte skin finish. It is also Cosmos approved.

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      Imerys Performance Additives announces a substantial price increase in January 2018.11.05

      Imerys Performance Additives will apply a substantial price increase, effective January 2019, or as contracts allow. This decision is driven by the significant rise in freight, energy, packaging, mining, and labor and maintenance costs in 2018, a trend which is expected to continue in 2019.

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      Imerys expands Calcium Carbonate business in Brazil 2019.11.01

      Imerys expands Calcium Carbonates business in Brazil

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      Imerys: 2019 results 2020.01.12

      Imerys: 2019 results in line with forecast  and dividend maintained

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      Imerys Performance Minerals and IMCD US Announce Expanded Distribution Agreement for Specialty Minerals in US and Canada 2020.09.09

      Imerys Performance Minerals Americas and IMCD US LLC are pleased to announce that IMCD US will serve as National Distributor, US and Canada, for Imerys Performance Minerals effective September 9, 2020.

      Industrial product manufacturers will benefit from streamlined regional access to Imerys’ expansive specialty minerals portfolio backed by IMCD’s strong customer service and technical expertise.

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      Imerys Performance Minerals announces today a temporary surcharge on container and bulk vessel shipments, effective with some shipments in February. 

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      Imerys Performance Minerals announces price increases effective May 1st, 2021 2021.04.27

      Imerys Performance Minerals will be implementing surcharges and increases ranging from 3-10%, effective beginning May 1st, 2021.

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      Imerys opens new extended European Technology Center for Performance Minerals in Toulouse, France 2021.05.21

      Geared towards our clients' operational requirements, the idea behind this investment is to speed up the launch of new products to meet the emerging needs of our key markets.

    • News

      New ground calcium carbonate-based product supports raffia bag producers 2021.06.08

      Performance Minerals APAC develops new generation GCC product to break into India’s largest plastic market.

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      Thiele Kaolin Company Enters into Agreement with Imerys Performance Minerals to Acquire Certain Kaolin Clay Assets in North America 2021.07.27

      Thiele Kaolin Company and Imerys Performance Minerals jointly announce that they have entered into an agreement of sale, through which
      Thiele will acquire certain Imerys kaolin assets that primarily support the paper and board industry.