Industrial Minerals offer today’s manufacturers a wealth of innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the world’s ever-increasing demand for knowledge and communications.

Speciality minerals such as:

  • Bentonite – controlling ink absorption on printed paper.
  • Borates – producing thing glass layers for LCDs.
  • Calcium Carbonate – increasing brightness and opacity for glossy magazines.
  • Diatomite – manufacturing of speciality papers.
  • Feldspar – improving optical lenses.
  • Kaolin – reinforcing cell phone handsets.
  • Lime – contributing to paper treatment.
  • Plastic Clays – forming electrical porcelain insulators.
  • Silica – providing the quintessential microchip.
  • Talc – insulating cables.

So each time you turn on your computer or check your cellphone, you will understand why we at the Industrial Minerals Association (IMA-Europe) are actively promoting these smart minerals, which help us keep in touch with the world.

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