... is a series of solutions designed to provide you with the ability to increase the amount of filler content in your paper by 1-10%, and beyond.

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…technical consulting in the field of waste recycling management, particular to the pulp and paper manufacturing industries; development of new technology for others in the fields of pulp and paper manufacturing. NewYield®​​​ integrated process technology development converts papermaking waste stream into a useable filler pigment.


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The non-paper precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), ground calcium carbonate (GCC), ground limestone, dolomite, lime and talc products of the Performance Minerals group of Specialty Minerals Inc. are available from a range of distributors around the world.

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Specialty Minerals Inc.

Precipitated calcium carbonates (PCCs) make your paper white, your vinyl windows and siding tough, and your bones strong. Talcs protect your car bumpers from damage, your house paints from weathering, and your baby’s tender skin from chafing. Ground calcium carbonates (GCCs) make stuccos bright, roof shingles durable, and chewing gums chewy. PCCs and GCCs come from the mines and processing plants of Specialty Minerals Inc. (SMI).

In these webpages, you’ll find information on SMI minerals including talc, limestone and PCC. You’ll learn what they are, where and how they are used, and their contributions to the performance of our customers’ products. Included are guidelines to help you choose the right SMI product for a particular application. You can also read about our parent, Minerals Technologies Inc.​