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Active Minerals International to Add Capacity of Attapulgite-Based Performance Additives For Paints and Coatings

APRIL 3, 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 the company 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.

Min-U Gel thoxotropic thickener and suspending agents are produced in a unique manner that makes Active Minerals International's gelling grade products 10% purer than competing grades of gelling clays. "Paint and coatings manufacturers prefer Min-U-Gel products for their ease of use, consistent quality, and superior economy, " said Jeffrey B. Carr, AMI's Director of Global Business Development. "They function well as drop-in replacements to competitive products or partial replacements to other, higher-cost rheology modifiers, like cellulosic fibers."

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