Imerys posts strong 2014 results, commit to pursuing growth in new areas

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Friday, 13 February 2015

As the world’s largest and most diverse industrial minerals producer, Imerys’s results are always a good litmus test for the industry. These are strong results, and indicate that demand is returning to traditional markets, but the company continues to innovate and expand into novel sectors despite several headwinds.

Imerys posted improved revenue and income in its 2014 results, released late yesterday, attributed to the ramp up of new capacities and new products.

A €3.7bn ($4.2bn)* revenue across the group, was 3% up on 2013’s figure and almost two thirds of this came from new capacities. New products accounted...

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