Omya New Zealand is 100% owned by Omya AG, one of the world's largest and most experienced producer of ground calcium carbonates (GCC). The company operates one limestone and one marble quarry and a mineral processing plant producing in excess of 100,000 tonnes per annum of calcium carbonate within New Zealand.
Omya New Zealand employs over 30 people and has a processing plant in Te Kuiti in the north island. Omya New Zealand has developed a reputation in relation to its quarry sites and processing plants for being proactive in environmental matters and setting an outstanding example to others in the mineral processing industry.
Omya New Zealand's head office is in Auckland, and in addition there are warehouses in Wellington and Christchurch. The sales staff are technically qualified personnel with backgrounds in the plastics, surface coatings and minerals industries.