WORLD MINERALS QUALITY
Quality Ore Reserves
World Minerals owns extensive reserves of high-quality freshwater and marine diatomite ore and a wide range of perlite ore.
At state-of-the-art plants, crude ore is engineered to carefully controlled specifications such as particle size, specific surface area, color and pH. This enables us to supply you with a tailor made additive. The unique nature of our deposits and processes can give precise functional properties when selected for specific applications.
Quality Control Compatibility
Over the years, we have developed a sophisticated method of analyzing and benchmarking our minerals based upon standard and customized tests. Our quality systems are based on achieving and maintaining the highest possible process control capabilities. We have 15 plants certified to ISO 9001 and will continue to make investments to remain the leader in quality in our industry.
Adding Value through Research
In the field, our experienced scientists and engineers work closely with plant and production managers in a wide range of industries. We offer problem-solving advice for increasing productivity or improving product quality with our existing product lines, through innovation or customized new product development. Backing up their expertise is our Research and Applications laboratory, and our extensive knowledge gained as a member of Imerys. Our primary activities include basic and applied research, product development, process improvement and pilot plant operations.