Making life better through our passion for minerals and chemistry

THINKING OF TOMORROW

For 140 years, Omya has been using natural minerals and chemistry to improve life for current and future generations.

Our products can be found in a broad range of everyday items, improving their functionality, appearance or sustainability. When you clean your teeth, open your window, read your book or turn on your tap, you touch our products.

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of specialty materials.

A trusted partner for global distribution

Omya partners with leading manufacturers of specialty materials to offer a full portfolio of pigments, binders and additives to customers worldwide.

 

We distribute engineered materials as well as specialty ingredients, supporting customers with technical advice and application development.

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Sustainability is key to our success and that of our customers

Omya’s approach to sustainability is twofold: we focus on our own performance in terms of social, environmental and economic measures, and we focus on helping our customers be more sustainable.

 

Our natural mineral solutions have a low carbon footprint compared with many of the materials they replace.

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Omya facts & figures

Omya takes a long-term approach to business.
  • CHF 4

    billion turnover
  • 170

    locations
  • 50

    countries
  • 9000

    employees
  • 17

    dedicated laboratories
  • 325

    patent families