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Calcium Carbonate

The World's Most Versatile Mineral

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UK Calcium Carbonate Operations

Precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC)


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Specialty Minerals Lifford

Lifford Lane
Kings Norton
B30 3JW

tel:  +44 (0)121 252 4500
fax:  +44 (0)121 252 4556

Specialty Minerals Inc. (SMI) is an international producer of high-performance minerals: talc, precipitated calcium carbonate, ground calcium carbonate, lime, dolomite and barites.

SMI is the largest producer of precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) in the world with over 55 plants located in 18 countries. Our parent company, Minerals Technologies Inc. is a New York Stock Exchange traded company with headquarters in New York.

In the UK Specialty Minerals have a manufacturing plant in Birmingham that produces a range of precipitated calcium carbonates for use in a variety of applications and markets that include plastics, sealants, inks, pharmaceuticals and food.


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