Imerys SA engages in the exploration, mining and processing of minerals. It operates through the following segments: Energy Solutions and Specialties, Filtration and Performance Additives, Ceramic Materials, and High Resistance Minerals. The Energy Solutions and Specialties segment manufactures and sells carbonates, monolithic refractories, graphite and carbon, and oilfield solutions. The Filtration and Performance Additives segment derives its products from mica and talc and supplies diatomite and expanded perlite-based products for filtrations. The Ceramic Materials segment engages in the clay roof tiles, minerals for ceramics, and kaolin activities. The High Resistance Minerals segment deals with refractory and fused minerals activities. The company was founded on April 22, 1880 and is headquartered in Paris, France.