Imerys, Transform to perform

Paint & Coating


Imerys Carbonates provides proven performance, formulation flexibility, and a superb value to the Paints, Inks, & Coatings industries.

In addition to our traditional products, we offer a unique ultra-fine PCC, SOCAL® UP, as a true alternative to TiO2 in matte architectural paints, providing significant cost savings and drastic reduction of carbon footprint.

Our BRASMITE slurry is well known in Brazil as a full package solution of formulated calcium carbonate for paint and BARRALIN PLUS is offered as a traditional customized PCC grade in Brazil.

In Inks, we lead the field in technology and offer unique solutions for offset lithography, flexography, and rotogravure along with other ink applications with our ImerPrint line of products. Read our technical paper on optimizing the cost of flexographic inks from the European Coatings Journal.

Application Specific Benefits

High whiteness and opacity
Viscosity & rheology optimization
Gloss Control
Weathering resistance and pH stabilization
Tint and dispersion aid