In 1997, the European talc producers established their representation at the EU level through EUROTALC, a founding member of the Industrial Minerals Association Europe (IMA-Europe).

EUROTALC is a non-profit association whose members cooperate on scientific and legislative issues of common interest related to talc. Key aspects are those related to the environment, economic and social conditions, notably concerning health and safety, the improvement and standardisation of labour and occupational health conditions. As a member of IMA-Europe, the members benefit from a broad representation and a strong voice at the EU level and synergy of issues common to the industrial minerals sector.

Membership in EUROTALC is open to any company producing talc in Europe. As a member of IMA-Europe, the members benefit from a broad representation and a strong voice at the EU level and synergy of issues common to the industrial minerals sector. EUROTALC’s membership comprises 3 companies, covering more than 95% of the EU production in various European countries.

Mr Jean-Benoît PAPILLON

President
Imerys

Ms Florence LUMEN

Secretary General

KEY FACTS

1997 Year founded
3 Member organisations
95% of production in Europe

EUROTALC MEMBERS

Talc

Talc is a hydrated magnesium silicate and it is the world’s softest mineral.

More information on Talc

Main Applications

  • Paint
  • Rubber
  • Animal Feed
  • Paper
  • Agriculture & Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Ceramics
  • Personal Care
  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Plastics
  • Roofing
EUROTALC Secretariat
Rue des Deux-Églises 26, Box 2 B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
+32 (0)2 210 44 10