Omya announces the opening of the first calcium carbonate plant in Russia producing fine and treated calcium carbonate in the Moscow area. From early 2014, the company will be able to supply the plastics industry with our Omyacarb and Omyafilm brands manufactured on state of the art equipment to meet growing demand for locally produced fine and treated calcium carbonate.
Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals. The company's major markets are paper, polymers, building materials as well as life sciences. Omya has global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 7,000 employees.