As growth in polymers continues to outstrip materials such as metals, ceramics and glass, our minerals are playing an increasingly important role in new innovations.
Whether youre looking for reinforcement or insulation, transparency or IR absorption, opacity or durability, flame retardancy or anti-blocking, our unique range of mineral fillers and additives can help you to realise both cost and performance benefits.
Applications We work with customers worldwide across a broad selection of polymer applications, including:
construction: water pipes, membranes, composites, insulation, adhesives & sealants electrical: wire & cable, electric insulation and transformers packaging: films and containers transport: composites, friction materials others: including energy, agriculture, medical Solutions Were continuously expanding and improving our polymers portfolio, working with customers worldwide in association with our Polymers Technical Centres in Europe, North America and Asia.
With internationally-recognised brand names such as Minbloc® and SilverBond®, we offer a range of specialist materials, including:
Sibelco is a global material solutions company. We utilise natures raw materials to provide solutions for society and support the cradle-to-cradle loop. From drinking water sanitation to solar technology, every day our materials work as essential components in the progress of society. Sibelco was founded in 1872, initially supplying silica sand from deposits in Flanders to Belgiums major glass producers. Our association with the clay industry stretches back even further, with our UK operations producing world-renowned ball clay in the south west of England for over 300 years. Today, Sibelco is still a privately owned & family business, operating 195 production sites in more than 30 countries with a team of over 10,000 people. Our shareholders, united for more than 140 years, provide stability and a long term view on our business.
The safety of our employees, visitors and contractors is, of course, our priority. We put great effort into achieving both zero workplace injuries and caring for the wellness of our employees.
We take pride in working closely with our customers and gaining intimate knowledge of their needs and processes; drawing on our global resources and expertise to deliver solutions and real value for all end users of our products. Our business is constantly evolving to meet the needs of a growing population and supporting the progress of modern life today and tomorrow.