Our approach can be global, national, or regional, depending on the needs of our customers and their markets. We constantly develop better processes to turn basic mineral resources into high performance materials. Imerys’ minerals are processed and refined to complement its customer’s production processes, improving the quality and raising the performance of customers products. Imerys can offer tailor-made solutions based on an in-depth understanding of the manufacturing process, production and business constraints of every market segment it serves. Core Businesses The Imerys Groups’ continued growth has been due to many factors, excellent mineral reserves, widely recognised technical and commercial expertise and an increasing presence throughout the world. These advantages have enabled Imerys to be highly competitive in each of its four core businesses: Filtration & Performance Additives,(comprised of Filtration & Performance Additives Europe, Middle East and Africa), Energy Solutions & Specialties, Ceramic Materials and High Resistance Minerals– all have leadership positions in their chosen markets. Many of Imerys’ customers are global companies, and our widespread and growing network has the capability to supply on a world-wide scale. As a group, Imerys has production units in all five continents, including major sites in the UK, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, USA, Australia, Brazil, Japan and China.