Specialty Minerals Inc. (SMI) is an international producer of high performance minerals: talc, precipitated calcium carbonate, ground calcium carbonate, lime, and dolomite. Among the wide variety of applications for our products are paper, plastics, adhesives and sealants, paint, ink, pharmaceuticals, food fortification, nutritional supplements, specialty ceramics, inks, building products, agriculture, and many others.
New products and technology development continue to be key to our success. SMI Research and Technology Centers are located in Bethlehem and Easton, Pennsylvania in the U.S., and in Suzhou, China and are equipped with many types of advanced instruments and equipment. To support the industries we serve, our applications labs are staffed with industry experts. Among the fully equipped applications labs are those for paper filling and coating; plastic extrusion, injection molding and film blowing; sealants, and healthcare tableting and food development.
Our Parent – Minerals Technologies Inc.
Specialty Minerals is part of Minerals Technologies Inc., a New York Stock Exchange traded company, headquartered in New York City.
Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The Company has five reportable segments: Specialty Minerals, Refractories, Performance Materials, Construction Technologies and Energy Services.