Glass & Ceramics

Calcium carbonate

Plasters are used for both decorative and functional purposes. Textured plasters require mineral particles with a mean diameter of up to 7 mm and high brightness to meet the aesthetic demands of customers. In order to protect buildings from damage, the plaster should act as a water barrier yet also allow water vapor to evaporate at the same time.

Other products such as primers and fillers are used to prepare the wall surface for subsequent treatment. Operators require materials to be crack-resistant and have good sanding properties to help them work with rough surfaces.

These demanding requirements are achieved by selecting the right quantity and balance of fine and coarse mineral particles.

Natural calcium carbonate is an ideal mineral for developing products that meet these specific requirements. The nodular particle shape of natural calcium carbonate offers good workability and enhances the application properties. It also improves the hardness and mechanical properties of the films.

The available products range from powder to granules and offer different particle size distributions. The customer therefore has a wide range of options for selecting the ideal mineral fillers for any application. In addition, a variety of specialty chemicals is available through Omya to provide further value for this market.

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Adhesives and Sealants



Products Offered:

  • Organic Peroxide Initiators and Catalysts for Room and High Temperature Cure
  • Antistatic, Slip, Antiblocking Additives for Plastics
  • Ketjenblack Conductive Carbon Black

Blackburn Chemicals


Products Offered:

  • Defoamers



Products Offered:

  • Antimony Trioxide
  • Flame Retardant Blends

​Cathay Industries


​Products Offered:

  • Iron Oxide Pigments
  • Chromium Green Oxide
  • Zinc Ferrite
  • Magnetic Iron Oxides

Coatex Arkema Group


​Products Offered:

  • Dispersing Agents
  • Urethane-based Rheology Modifiers
  • Acrylic-based Rheology Modifiers



​​​Products Offered:

  • Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) - Rutile for Plastics and Coatings

​Cray Valley


Products Offered:

  • Poly BD (Poly Butadiene) Resins
  • SMA Resins - Styrene Maleic Anhydride Resins
  • Ricon Resins - Reactive Processing Aids, Rubber Coagents
  • Ricobond - Adhesion Promoters


​​Products Offered:
  • Colorants and Pigment Dispersions
  • Black Dispersions for Graphic Arts
  • Color Dispersions —Water Based and 0 VOC
  • Color Dispersions for UV Cure Systems



Products Offered:
  • Zinc Oxide - American Process
  • Zinc Dust - Ultra Low Lead
  • Ultra Fine Zinc Oxide UV Absorber

ICL-IP America Inc.


Products Offered:

  • Decabromodiphenyl Ethane 
  • Brominated Flame Retardants
  • Magnesium Hydroxides
  • Supresta ® Phosphate Ester

Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A.


Products Offered:

  • Red Phosphorus Based Flame Retardants
  • Specialty Phosphorus Based Flame Retardants
  • Melamine Cyanurate
  • Melamine Borate
  • Melamine Phosphate



Products Offered:

  • Phthalo Blue
  • Phthalo Green
  • Organic Red
  • Organic Yellow

​​Larderello Group 


Products Offered:

  • Zinc Borate
  • Zinc Hydroxy Stannate
  • Zinc Stannate




Products Offered:

  • Polyamide Ink Resins 
  • Alcohol Insoluble Maleic Modified Rosin Resins
  • Alcohol Soluble Fumaric Modified Rosin Resins
  • Phenolic Modified Rosin Resins

Merisol Antioxidants 


Products Offered:

  • BHT Antioxidants

Omya Inc.

Products Offered:

  • Calcium Carbonate

Ona Polymers

Products Offered:

  • Water Based Polymer Emulsions
  • All Acrylic
  • Styrene Acrylic
  • Vinyl Acrylic



Products Offered:

  • ​Dioctyl Terephthalate Plasticizer (DOTP)



Products Offered:

  • Epoxy Resins
  • Hardeners



Products Offered:

  • Water Based Polymer Emulsions
  • Pure Acrylic, Styrene Acrylic, Veo/VA
  • Veo/VA Copolymer in redispursable powder form

​U.S. Silica Company

Products Offered:
  • Micorcrystalline Ground Silica




Sachtleben Pigments Oy


Products Offered:

  • Zinc Sulfide 
  • Lithopone
  • Blanc Fixe
  • Photo Catalytic TiO2
  • TiO2– Specialty Anatase
  • TiO2– Rutile for Inks
  • Ultrafine TiO2


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