Imerys SA engages in the exploration, mining and processing of minerals. It operates through the following segments: Energy Solutions & Specialties, Filtration & Performance Additives, Ceramic Materials, and High Resistance Minerals. The Energy Solutions & Specialties segment manufactures and sells carbonates, monolithic refractories, graphite and carbon, and oilfield solutions. The Filtration & 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 floor tiles, sanitaryware, tableware, technical ceramics, paints, plastics and paper. 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.