Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly derived from calcium carbonate, dolomite and perlite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company provides a wealth of innovative product solutions that contribute to its customers' competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Construction, Paper & Board, Polymers, Food and Personal & Home Care. Omya further provides Environmental Solutions targeting the agriculture, water and energy markets. Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 160 locations in over 50 countries with 9,000 employees. As a result of cooperation with trading partners worldwide Omya is able to offer not only calcium carbonate fillers & coating pigments, but also chemical raw materials, intermediates & specialty products for virtually any application. Omya has an unwavering commitment to quality and total customer satisfaction through leadership in manufacturing technology, product innovation, application expertise, incomparable service, and an exceptional understanding of our customers' needs. We pride ourselves on continuous direct customer communications to understand their changing needs for new product development and logistical support. Omya’s commitment is clear: to deliver each customer a solution appropriate to its area of business. For decades, Omya has been developing and expanding its expertise in all business sectors on this very basis. More than one hundred scientists, engineers and technicians work in applied technology, developing new products and improving established ones, as well as supporting our customers with their help and advice. Omya also sets standards in production and product delivery with its use of the most modern technology, a worldwide network of engineering hubs, quality control laboratories at every site, and a central analytics and microbiology unit, as well as a premier logistics organization.