Imerys combines Kerneos and Refractory Minerals businesses into Imerys Aluminates
Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialities for industry, announces the creation of a new division: Imerys Aluminates. To better serve the customers of both Kerneos and Imerys Refractory Minerals, the expertise of the two businesses have been combined into one entity, Imerys Aluminates.
Imerys Aluminates will be managed by Jean-Marc Bianchi, Vice-President & General Manager, and becomes one of Imerys' twelve divisions.
The Imerys Aluminates division generates a yearly turnover of approximately €650 million, operates 23 industrial sites in seven countries, and is supported by a global commercial presence.
Combining the expertise of the Kerneos and Refractory Minerals businesses, Imerys Aluminates offers customers in-depth knowledge and a broad product portfolio across a range of segments including refractory, building chemistry, civil engineering, investment casting industries and wastewater systems.
As a world leader in calcium aluminate performance binder technology and with a unique position in the supply of alumina rich, high purity synthetic and natural minerals for the most demanding high temperature applications, Imerys Aluminates is ideally positioned to meet the continuous improvement needs of many industrial sectors.