A history of performance
While the mining of Calcium Carbonate dates back thousands of years Omya began its commitment to delivering the highest quality ground Calcium Carbonate in 1884.
Omya’s St-Armand plant produces some of the highest quality calcium carbonate in the world, but also contributes to the local economy and supports community activities. Omya also makes health and safety a priority and fallows business practices that protect the health of the surround in environment. This begins with a strict adhere to CSST and throughout our entire organizations practices.
The St-Armand plant is registered to ISO 9001-2000 an international recognized standard for quality.
Every one of Omya’s plants is designed utilizing the most innovative and efficient equipment and processes available. Our St-Armand facility crushes mills and classifies marble into the exact particle sizes required for each application.
Endless applications, endless benefits
Some of the many applications include plastics, paint, joint compound, rubber, adhesives and caulking compound. Benefits include impact strength and tensile strength.
This is just a partial listing of both the products in which Omya Calcium Carbonate is used and performance benefits they deliver to make everyday life better.
Making everyday life better
You may not realize it but natural ground calcium carbonate impacts your life on a daily basis and it was made significant contributions to people and communities around the world.
There is no mineral that is as diverse in its uses as calcium carbonate. Countless present-day materials and products would be unthinkable without mineral fillers.
From limestone and marble to calcium carbonate
Calcium carbonate is a natural product that comes from chalk limestone and marble deposits around the world.
Today high-purity calcium carbonate has made a significant contribution to the development of thousands of new products. Many of these would not even be possible without the versatility and performance that calcium carbonate provides. It is a mineral with very unique properties making it compatible with a wide range of materials and allowing for its use in very diverse applications.
The backbone of every industry in the community
St-Armand plant : 16 employees
Montreal office : 6 employees
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