Imerys Performance Minerals and Talc

1732 N First St., Ste. 450
San Jose, CA 95112 US


As Seen In Plastics Technology

Polyolefin Additives: Pushing the Limits in Films & Molded Parts
Advances in nucleators, compatibilizers, fillers, stabilizers, and more elevate performance of polyolefins.

Bright,Platy Talc Soon Available from North American Source
Imerys will soon supply a minimum 92 brightness, lamellar, micronized talc from a North American source for the first time in the industry's history.

Acquisitions in Additives, Testing Equipment
PCC (Plastics Color Corp.), Calumet City, Ill., a maker of color and additive concentrates and compounds, has acquired Polysource LLC and its Pinnacle Color subsidiary in Tempe, Ariz.

Dime-sized mushroom

Wood-Plastic Composites: Weathering Quality Issues
Exterior wood-fiber composites like decks and rails haven't lived up to some of the early claims of long, maintenance-free life.


Beyond Decking: Wood Composites Branch Out
Extruded decking still drives the embryonic wood-filled plastics market. But injection and compression molded wood composites are coming on strong, and extruded profiles are moving toward more complex millwork shapes.

Edge tear of WPC boards

Wood-Filled Plastics: They Need the Right Additives for Strength, Good Looks, and Long Life
Wood-plastic composites, or WPCs, are already a 1.3-billion-lb market and are growing at 20% annually.

Product Categories of Imerys Performance Minerals and Talc

Antiblocking Agents
Fillers--Mineral or Other Inorganic Type
Flame Retardants/Smoke Suppressants
Heat-Distortion Modifiers
Nucleating/Clarifying Agents