Oftringen (Switzerland) / Warsaw (Poland), March 13th, 2017. Omya, a leading global producer of minerals derived from calcium carbonate, intends to open in August 2017 a new plant in Kornica. The opening is connected with the strategy of Omya to grow in Agriculture sector.

With this new investment Omya will continue to secure growing customers demand  for high quality products in sustainable way.

About Omya

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company provides a wealth of product solutions that contribute to its customers' competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Construction, Printing & Writing, Technical Polymers, Packaging, Food, Personal & Home Care, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Forestry, Water and Energy. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees.

Committed to implementing the principals of sustainability at all company levels, Omya provides added value products and services from responsibly sourced materials to meet the essential needs of current and future generations.