Technical Polymer Applications

Calcium Carbonate and dolomite produced by Omya significantly enhance processes and act as mineral modifiers in numerous polymers and engineeried materialapplications. For our customers, we are continuously seeking for value adding solutions to reduce formulation costs and energy consumption and in addition, lower the carbon footprint of the end product.

Going beyond products into processes, Omya combines advanced mineral technology and expertise of more than 130 years with exclusive technical and commercial distribution partnerships. Performance polymers and additives from leading producers complement Omya's comprehensive portfolio of Calcium Carbonates and dolomites, to offer our customers unrivalled market advantage.

At Omya, we relentlessly push the boundaries of established applications and introduce novel products to open up new markets by investigating additional mineral modifiers, innovative formulations and new technologies.

 



News

Omya acquires Solar Inks Ltd. in Great Britain

Omya acquires Solar Inks Ltd. in Great Britain

Omya, a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals, has acquired Solar Inks Ltd., a producer of renewable barrier coatings for food packaging, high-performance adhesives and water-based flexographic inks located in Telford, United Kingdom.

Full Press Release: https://www.omya.com/Documents/news/PR_Omya%20acquires%20Solar%20Inks%20Ltd%20in%20the%20UK.pdf
Omya was nominated by EDANA for the INDEX™ 20 Awards

Omya was nominated by EDANA for the INDEX™ 20 Awards

We are pleased to announce that Omyafiber® 800, a Calcium Carbonate for PP spunmelt and dry-laid nonwovens has been nominated by #EDANA for the INDEX™ 20 Awards, raw materials category. Head to https://www.edana.org/about-us/news/edana-announces-nominees-for-the-index-20-awards for more information.

Full Press Release:
https://www.omya.com/Documents/news/Omya%20INDEX20%20Award%20Nomination.pdf
Omya and Idwala have established a joint venture in South Africa for the distribution of Calcium Carbonate and Specialty Chemicals

Omya and Idwala have established a joint venture in South Africa for the distribution of Calcium Carbonate and Specialty Chemicals

Omya International AG and Idwala Industrial Holdings Ltd. have formed a joint venture in South Africa, ‘Omya Idwala SA’, offering a one-stop-shop experience for their customers and principals. The joint venture will have access to a high-quality and broad portfolio of Calcium Carbonate and Specialty Chemical products.

Full Press Release: https://www.omya.com/Documents/news/MediaRelease_Omya%20and%20Idwala%20have%20established%20JV%20in%20South%20Africa.pdf