AMI increases capacity for performance additives

16 May 2016

Active Minerals International (AMI), the world’s largest supplier of high-quality gellant attapulgite for the coatings, adhesives, sealants and other industries, has announced it is undertaking process improvements designed to expand capacity. The initiatives, according to President, Dennis C Parker, are aligned with increasing demand in AMI’s major markets and new developments in international coatings markets.

AMI’s process improvements involve a number of projects from debottlenecking to process efficiencies, such as mill feed automation, process flow changes and enhanced utilisation of manufacturing data management software. In addition, existing classifiers are being upgraded to produce more paint grade products.

Longer-term projects, supported by its mining reserves in the area, include expanded drier capacity.

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