Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry. We transform a unique range of
minerals to deliver functional specialty solutions that are essential to customers’ products and manufacturing
processes. With 300 scientists, eight research and technology centres, 21 market-focused regional laboratories and
close ties with renowned research institutes, we lead the way in engineering minerals for industry.
Imerys Performance Additives is one of the largest European producers of recycled polyolefin compounds through its Business Unit, ImerPlast™ UK Ltd.
Combining our in-depth knowledge of minerals in polymers with our groundbreaking polyolefin compatibilisation technology has made us a world-class player in the recycling field. By employing the latest technologies at all stages of the process—analysis of incoming raw materials, sorting, grinding, washing, blending and compounding—and through the use of our unique additive package, we can improve the properties of recycled plastics to make our compounds behave like virgin polymers suitable for a wide range of end-use applications.