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Imerys obtains EcoVadis gold medal for CSR

Imerys is proud to announce that EcoVadis, one of the most trusted providers of business sustainability ratings for global supply chains, has awarded us their gold medal, placing us among the top 6% of organizations who have undergone the assessment and recognizing the action we are taking on environment, social and governance topics.

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Who Are We?

Imerys Performance Minerals is part of Imerys, the world's leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry. We harness our portfolio of minerals to produce value-added products that bring a host of benefits to your products and processes.

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A Market Driven Business

We have hundreds of years of combined mineral expertise and many of our experts come from the markets we serve. We pool this knowledge and support it with world-class science and technology and best practices. Then we lay it at your door…

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Socially and Environmentally Responsible

We take Corporate Social Responsibility very seriously. It underpins our everyday business decisions. Be it employee health and safety, land restoration, environmental protection or corporate governance, we go beyond legal requirements. Indeed, we are considered a benchmark in the industry for operating our business in an ethical and responsible way.

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Your Engine for Growth

Working closely with you, we develop innovative, value-added solutions and services based on our natural or synthetic minerals and advanced materials that improve your products and manufacturing processes—and save you money too.

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Providing Sustainable Solutions

Many of our products aren’t just good for your business; they’re good for the planet too. Take our perlite solution for replacing plastic beads in cosmetic scrubs. Or our reinforcement minerals for lighter cars with lower fuel consumption. How can we advance your environmental footprint?

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  • Agriculture
  • Personal Care
  • Ceramics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Plastics
  • Food
  • Recycled Plastics
  • Paper & Board
  • Rubber
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In Cosmetics Global postponed until end June

The organizers of in-Cosmetics Global 2020 have announced that after many weeks of monitoring the situation around COVID-19 it has been decided to postpone the 2020 show until 30 June - 2 July 2020.


HAR® 3G talcs for lightweight automotive plastics

HAR® 3G new generation high aspect ratio talc is an excellent natural solution for superior flexural modulus, excellent dimensional stability and good stiffness/impact balance in PP and TPOs.


Steaplus® Prime for eco-friendly, recyclable barrier coatings

Steaplus® Prime is a natural mineral base for recyclable barrier-coatings for the packaging industry. It is an excellent alternative to wax, fluorochemical and petrochemical based polymer coatings.


Introducing new ImerScrub™

A new range of colored perlites to provide a refined, aesthetic effect in face and body scrub products.


Nyad® for improved performance in low VOC coatings

Nyad® wollastonite is an excellent solution for providing improved mechanical properties and corrosion resistance in low VOC coatings.


Mistrocell® for robust and lightweight plastic foams

Mistrocell® talc is an ideal nucleating agent for foam composites used to produce lightweight materials with improved stiffness for the automotive and packaging industries.


Our ambition is to be the supplier of choice for performance materials and functional additive solutions. We will achieve this by building on what already makes our organization a success: integrity in safety and sustainability, best-in-class market assets, agility and proactivity.

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Plastics Recycling World Expo

3 - 4 June, Essen, Germany


Compounding World Expo Europe

3 - 4 June, Essen, Germany



13-17 October, Friedrichshafen, Germany


SCS Formulate

Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England. 17 - 18 November 2020.

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