Imerys teams up with Omya for FiberLean and launches Calderys USA
Published: Friday, 26 February 2016
The French company has made two significant announcements this week, the first being a JV with its Swiss peer, Omya, for the development of its FiberLean product for fillers, while the second was the launching of a US-based arm of its refractories business, Calderys.
French minerals group Imerys SA and
Switzerland-based speciality materials company Omya AG are in
negotiations to establish a 50:50 technology joint venture (JV)
for R&D into micro fibrillated cellulose (MFC), under the
name FiberLean Technologies.
MFC is a bio-based nanomaterial used to reinforce products
like paper and packaging...