Imerys, Transform to perform



R&D Capabilities Brochure

Imerys Carbonates’ innovation strategy is focused on a deep understanding of current and future markets in order to develop improvements for products and processing and to innovate new solutions that push the edge of what’s possible. In addition, we offer strong technical service capabilities as well as the expertise to create custom products for our customers.

Our three global R&D laboratories house our experienced scientists and engineers who work closely with our marketing and production managers, giving the team an in-depth knowledge of all facets of the industrial carbonate life cycle, from mining, to grinding, to treatment, to applications. This knowledge and relationship allows us to offer problem solving advice to our customers on a range of topics including increasing productivity, improving product quality with existing products, and utilizing our innovative solutions best.

As part of the Imerys group, Imerys Carbonates also has access to a diverse multi-mineral platform and the Group’s eight main research centers and a number of regional laboratories across the globe. This unique position provides us with robust capabilities to not only offer a broad carbonate product line, but also value added blends of carbonates with other functional minerals.