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Baslerstrasse 42,
PO Box 335,
Oftringen, 4665,
T: +41 62 789 2884
F: +41 62 789 2636

Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals, mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and a worldwide distributor of chemical products. The company‘s major markets are the paper, plastics, paint/coatings/adhesives industries as well as construction, environment, agriculture, food and pharma. Within the environmental market, Omya’s focus is on the following segments:


  • Potable Water Treatment 

  • Desalination Pre- and Post-Treatment 

  • Natural Water Treatment 

  • Waste Water Treatment 


  • Desulphurisation 

  • Defluorination 

  • Mercury removal 

Omya mines and produces natural mineral products such as calcium carbonate chips for the post-treatment respectively remineralization of desalinated water. Within our core business Omya develops new technologies for the desalination market such as high efficient CAPEX/OPEX optimized and environmental friendly remineralization process technologies based on micronized calcium carbonate. Furthermore Omya develops new innovative and environmental friendly natural mineral based products such as inorganic flocculants for the removal of suspended solids (TSS and turbidity reduction) from surface water or waste water effluents. Additionally Omya offers a range of water treatment chemicals including high performance RO Antiscalants and Membrane cleaning agents for the desalination market.

Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees. Committed to implementing the principles of sustainability at all company levels, Omya provides added value products and services from responsibly sourced materials to meet the essential needs of current and future generations.


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