To utilize our mineral reserves to provide clients worldwide with naturally pure and bright premium calcium carbonate to drive sales and make a fair profit. We strive to provide a high quality product and customer service with integrity and honesty.
We provide naturally pure and bright premium calcium carbonate with greater than 99% Purity Levels; Prop 65 Compliant; and Consistent Quality, Service, and Reliability at an Economical and Fair Value.
Top 10 Ground Calcium Carbonate (GCC) Producers own 70% of the market.
Top 5 North America GCC Producers include:
– Swiss Omya (30%)
– French Imerys (15%)
– MTI (Mineral Technologies)
The earth’s crust contains more than 4% CaCO3, making it one of nature’s most abundant raw materials. CaCO3 is the world’s most versatile mineral.
CaCO3 is produced in two different ways
– GCC natural form and cheaper to produce; defined as either low, medium, or high grade filler.
Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC): synthesized form; created to achieve greater than 99% Purity, 95% Brightness, and 2700 kg/m3 Density levels.
– Pharmacopeia Standards: 0.05% Acid Insolubles, 0.91% Mg and Alkali Salts, 0.278PPM Lead, 99.1% Purity.
– California Prop 65: drove lead out of pharma products (0.125PPM)