Imerys S. A. provides mineral-based specialty solutions for various industries worldwide. The company operates in Performance Minerals and High Temperature Solutions segments.
It provides additives for interior decorative paints, as well as marine protection, facade coating, can coating, etc.; rubber, tires, medical rubber, and cables; and adhesives and sealants. The company also offers minerals for technical ceramics and traditional ceramics comprising floor and wall tiles, large slabs, sanitaryware, and tableware; and components for the production of high purity silicon metal for used to manufacture aluminum alloys, electronics, and solar panels, as well as for construction industry, such as insulation ceiling tiles. In addition, it provides functional additives for plastics and thermoset for use in automotive, construction, packaging, and hygiene industries; fillers and coatings for graphic paper, as well as board and packaging applications; filtration agents for liquids and blood plasma; and graphite and carbon-based solutions for lithium-ion and alkaline batteries, polymers, fuel cells, carbon brushes, and others.
Further, the company offers refractory minerals and solutions for high-temperature industrial processes; bentonite for foundry molds; alumina and zirconia for abrasives; and high-performance binders for dry mix mortars and floor screeds in the construction industry. It serves construction, paper and board, mobile energy, steelmaking, agriculture, food, automotive, and cosmetics industries. The company was incorporated in 1880 and is headquartered in Paris, France.