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Imerys Bentonite Italy S.p.A. con socio unico
Certified UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 has celebrated in 2012, still as Guido Vinçon Spa, its 85th year of activity in the production of additives for moulding sands in foundry industry. It is part of S&B Group since 2014 and it joined IMERYS Group in 2015 by the takeover of the Greek company.
Production plant is located in Cosseria, Valbormida area only 20 km from Savona seaport; it started operations here in 1987. Placed on a surface of 35.000 m2, with 15.000 m2 of covered area it has a storage capacity in raw materials of 30.000 MT and an installed throughput of about 600 MT per day of finished products.
A modern technological laboratory steadily monitors chemical physical and mechanical parameters of incoming raw materials and finished products.
Core business is constituted by the production of green moulding sand additives for the European foundry industry: this means dealing with a portfolio of high quality bentonites (mainly from Milos Island) and foundry grade coals.
Other business sectors are mainly iron and steel industry, glass industry, civil engineering (construction) and animal food additives.
In order to serve more and more stringent customer requirements in any business sector the plant is equipped with up to date milling technology: such modern equipment allows Imerys Bentonite Italy to give very short times of delivery (even less than 24 hours).
Strengths of IMERYS, the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, our historical deep know-how, our customized services, quality and innovation are combined.
Technological laboratory personnel keeps under a continuous qualitative monitoring samples of molding sands coming from all foundries which want to take advantage of this service.
Our expertise is made available for our customers: our moulding sand binders represent state of the art technology. We work side by side with foundries technical departments in order to tailor made solutions for them.
- Green Moulding Sand Additives (all blends)
- Granular coal and Coal dust
- Calcium Bentonite, Sodium bentonite, specific formulations for Civil Engineering and Animal Food Additives
- Natural and synthetic grades of graphite