Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite – and a worldwide distributor of specialty chemicals.
Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 175 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees. The company provides a wealth of product solutions that contribute to its customers' competitiveness and productivity in multiple industries such as Construction, Printing & Writing, Technical Polymers, Packaging, Food, Personal & Home Care, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Forestry, Water and Energy.
For the remineralization of desalinated water Omya produces and offers Omyaqua calcium carbonate chips and Omyaqua powdered calcium carbonate. Omya develops new technology such as a new advanced remineralization process based on micronized calcium carbonate and environmental friendly inorganic Omyafloc flocculants to remove suspended solids from surface, seawater or industrial effluents.
In selected countries Omya s offering include efficient RO Antiscalants & Membrane cleaning & antifouling agents.
To exploit the technical and economic advantages of Calcium Carbonate over lime, as well as improve on the reactivity, Omya has developed a number of advanced remineralization processes that utilize micronized Calcium Carbonate at their core.
The processes offer reduced contact times, improved Co2 efficiency, reduced plant footprint, as well as simpler storage and dosage systems.
Modular, flexible and robust process design and operation provides for the ability to adapt to changing operating conditions and consequently delivers stable and reliable remineralization of desalinated water.