Minerals Technologies Inc.(纽约证券交易所代码:MTX)(“MTI”或“公司”)今天宣布,它签署了山东陈明纸控股有限公司全资附属公司寿光美伦纸业有限公司协议(“陈明纸“)在中国山东省寿光造纸厂的卫星沉淀碳酸钙(”PCC“)植物中建造了150,000公吨催​​化碳酸钙(”PCC“)。


  “We are very pleased that Chenming Paper has selected Minerals Technologies as their partner to construct and operate a satellite PCC plant that will provide our technology for their paper machine at Shouguang,” said Douglas T. Dietrich, Chief Executive Officer. “This agreement demonstrates the value that PCC continues to bring to papermakers and advances our growth in the Chinese paper market.”

  This facility is scheduled to begin operation in the second half of 2019. D.J. Monagle III, Group President, Specialty Minerals and Refractories, commented further, “Chenming Paper is a leading brand in China, known for their excellent management team and efficient operating practices. We are pleased that they have confirmed the value of our PCC technology in their fine paper grades. Our PCC will be used as a paper filler to improve brightness, opacity and bulk, and to reduce the expense to the papermaker of higher-cost fiber. We look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship with this excellent paper company.”

  PCC is a specialty pigment for filling and coating high-quality paper. By substituting Minerals Technologies' PCC for more expensive wood fiber, customers are able to produce brighter, higher quality paper at lower cost. In 1986, Minerals Technologies originated the satellite concept for making and delivering PCC on site at paper mills, and the concept was a major factor in revolutionizing papermaking in North America. Today, MTI has nearly 60 satellite plants in operation or under construction around the world and continues to lead the industry with consistent quality and technical innovation.

  About Minerals Technologies Inc.

  New York-based Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI)is a resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. MTI serves the paper, foundry, steel, construction, environmental, energy, polymer and consumer products industries. The Company reported sales of$1.676 billion in 2017.