Imerys Intents to Establish New Joint-Venture in Bahrain
Imerys announced its intention to establish a joint venture with the group Al Zayani Investments for the construction of a white fused aluminum oxide production plant in Bahrain. Imerys is a world leader in fused aluminum oxide products, fine grains obtained by the electro-fusion of high-purity alumina. Those specialty products are used in a wide range of applications: abrasives,refractories, sandblasting, thermal coating and other specialized markets. This project, which supports Imerys growth strategy, would be its first industrial base in this region (11/2011).