Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya now has a global presence extending to more than 100 locations in over 50 countries and 8,000 employees.
Omya has 12 facilities located in North America: two in Canada, seven in the United States and three in Mexico. We serve customers in many industries including paper, plastics, paints/coatings/adhesives as well as construction, agriculture, food and pharmaceutical.
Omya has an unwavering commitment to quality and total customer satisfaction through leadership in manufacturing technology, product innovation, application expertise, incomparable service, and an exceptional understanding of our customers' needs.
We pride ourselves on continuous direct customer communications to understand their changing needs for new product development and logistical support.
Our goal is total customer satisfaction through:
• Demonstrating added value by understanding our customers' current and future requirements.
• Focusing on proper product selection and application techniques tailored to specific market sectors.
• Emphasizing quality and service.
• Optimizing the use of our global strengths and resources to achieve the best practices that lead to lower production costs and better products.
• Expanding our served markets through successful development of alternative technologies, innovative distribution networks and strategic geographic manufacturing locations.
In view of the product variety available, extensive customer support and professional advice are absolutely essential today. Omya regards both as a matter of course.
As a result of cooperation with trading partners throughout the world Omya is able to offer not only our calcium carbonate fillers and coating pigments, but also chemical raw materials, intermediates and specialty products for virtually any application.
Our sales offices put us close to the markets and the customers, allowing us to respond specifically and quickly to inquiries and to keep our delivery times short.
Omya’s commitment is clear: to deliver each customer a solution appropriate to its area of business. For decades, Omya has been developing and expanding its expertise in all business sectors on this very basis. More than one hundred scientists, engineers and technicians work in applied technology, developing new products and improving established ones, as well as supporting our customers with their help and advice.
Omya also sets standards in production with its use of the most modern technology and a worldwide network of engineering hubs.
Quality control laboratories at every site, as well as a central analytics and microbiology unit, guarantee that Omya products consistently conform to the highest quality standards. And to ensure that everything remains as it should on the way to the customer, Omya leaves nothing to chance in its logistical organization. – less