IM22: Imerys demure over AMCOL loss but see opportunities in automobiles and tech

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 02 April 2014

All eyes are on Imerys to see if it is looking to expand elsewhere after failing to win a bidding war for bentonite producer, AMCOL, in March. The company hinted that it is now looking to expand through product innovation although Moncino insisted Imerys is still actively pursuing M&A opportunities.

Imerys vice president of filtration and performance additives, Dan Moncino, told delegates at the IM22 Congress in Vancouver, Canada, that the company is pursuing internal growth through investing in R&D, rather than focusing solely on acquisitions.

Moncino’s comments came less than a month after Imerys lost a bidding war...

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