Imerys Pigments and Additives group in Saundersville, Ga., is one of Imerys group of companies maintained in the United States. The business group serves the needs of international paper industry and employs more than 3,000 people. Imerys business groups encompass Specialty Minerals, Pigments for Paper, Building Materials as well as Refractories & Abrasices. Active in 42 countries through more than 250 industrial sites, Imerys is among the world s leaders in adding value to minerals. Imerys mines and processes minerals from reserves in order to develop solutions that improve its customers product performance and manufacturing efficiency. The group s products are utilized everyday life, including construction, personal care, paper, paint, plastic, ceramics, telecommunications and beverage filtration.