The Omya Group is a leading producer of fillers based on calcium carbonate and dolomite, and is also a major distributor of specialized chemicals. Omya provides complete solutions for its customers. In addition to its own calcium carbonate products, it also sells complementary specialized chemicals sourced from well-known principals from around the world.
Omya has access to a network of highly specialized warehouse facilities that meet the stringent requirements of these principals and customers. All are ISO 9000 certified and have temperature-controlled facilities with excellent local logistics infrastructures. These warehouses cater to the needs of our sales offices from the Americas to Europe and from Africa to Asia and Australia. Most offer repackaging and customized packaging services.
Omya’s main segments of activity are in Paper, Polymers, Building Materials and Life Sciences. Omya takes pride in being at the forefront of research and application development, with its central laboratories providing technical assistance in Oftringen (Switzerland). These facilities are a key asset in our distribution business and provide unique technical services to customers and principals. The Global Distribution Services (GDS) team at Omya is dedicated to developing, managing and coordinating the distribution activities across the Group. It capitalizes on local expertise and supports it globally to achieve long-term, sustainable growth for principals. A privately owned company since 1884, Omya now ranks among the ten biggest specialty chemical distributors worldwide.
Constant dialogue with clients around the world is essential for identifying and developing optimal solutions quickly.