MAJOR MARKET SEGMENTS - GROUND AND PRECIPITATED CALCIUM CARBONATE
Most commercially available precipitated calcium carbonate
is spherical colloidal particles or aggregates of a few spherical particles.
Minerals Technologies, New York, NY, will construct a merchant manufacturing facility in Brookhaven, MS, for the production of specialty precipitated calcium carbonate
IMERYS Pigments for Paper is a world leading producer of white pigments, manufacturing kaolin, ground calcium carbonate (GCC) and precipitated calcium carbonate
Precipitated calcium carbonate
(PCC) was used as a filler to study its effect on AKD sizing of sheets containing high-yield pulp.
Huber's Engineered Materials Sector has acquired European-based Faxe Paper Pigments A/S, said to be one of the world's largest suppliers of precipitated calcium carbonate
, from the Belgium-based Groupe Lhoist.
Strong and continued growth is forecast in the global precipitated calcium carbonate
The major pigment suppliers have developed specialty engineered and chemically modified kaolin and precipitated calcium carbonate
pigments claimed to meet the need.
Surface-treated calcium carbonates, including narrow-particle precipitated calcium carbonate
Specialty Minerals, New York, NY, a wholly owned subsidiary of Minerals Technologies, has signed an agreement with Rhodia Limited, a specialty chemicals company, for the purchase of a precipitated calcium carbonate
manufacturing facility in Lifford, England, near the city of Birmingham.
Table 7: Global Precipitated Calcium Carbonate
The development of acid tolerant calcium carbonate pigments--both precipitated calcium carbonate
(PCC) and ground calcium carbonate (GCC)--has been another key to making higher brightness coated groundwood papers.