Welcome to Imerys Performance Minerals

Board and fiber-based packaging

BOARD AND FIBER-BASED PACKAGING Innovative, advanced multi-pigment solutions for paperboard production and converting

Brand owners and retailers place high premium on packaging that can effectively communicate the brand image and positioning of their products to the end consumer. For packaging and board producers and converters, this translates into carefully developed packaging grades that meet demanding specifications required during the printing and converting process. Imerys utilizes state-of-the-art selective mining and production practices to develop products that bring specific functionality and performance to our end customers.

With a unique and comprehensive portfolio of hyper-platy kaolins, engineered kaolins  and calcium carbonates along with transformational specialty products like EcoBright and Formulations Services, our global customer base can benefit from advanced multi-pigment solutions

We offer a wide range of products throughout the world, differing in shape, particle size and brightness to suit all paperboard applications.  Imerys works actively with customers to develop new and innovative solutions to solve their technical and commercial challenges.

Products for coated cartonboard & linerboard

Multi-mineral and specialty portfolio for folding boxboard, SBS, CRB and other coated packaging grades to improve:

  • Printability
  • Surface enhancements
  • Top-ply applications
  • Coverage
  • TiO2 extension
  • Barrier coating
  • Incremental productivity gains
  • Energy savings
  • De-materialization/ Lightweighting
  • Stiffness improvement

Products for uncoated cartonboard and linerboard

Multi-mineral portfolio for uncoated packaging grades to improve:

  • Fiber extension
  • De-materialization/ Lightweighting
  • Productivity
  • Energy savings


We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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Paper & Board