World Minerals is a global mining and minerals company and a world leader in the manufacturing of high quality filter aids and functional mineral additives. During more than 100 years in business, we have developed systems that maximize the performance of filter aids and functional additives in terms of cost efficiency, quality and versatility.
Our staff excels at solving problems at every step of the manufacturing process in diverse industries. Working closely with customers, we engineer solutions that enhance both your processes and your products.
As the world's largest supplier of diatomite products, expanded perlite products, and minerals for filtration, we have a comprehensive assortment of grades available from a global network of production facilities. Our brands include Celite®, Harborlite®, Kenite®, DiaFil® and others.
World Minerals operates a global network of 26 production facilities and the company's products are used in virtually every nation. World Minerals Inc. is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, USA. World Minerals is a member of Imerys, a world leader in adding value to minerals.
Filter Aid Filtration: Exceptional Performance
The unsurpassed versatility of diatomite and perlite filter aids makes them the most used filter aids in the world. With many decades of experience, and as the number one worldwide supplier of minerals for filtration, World Minerals produces filter aids with specific properties to meet your filtration needs. Whether you need to filter beer, wine, edible oils, biodiesel, sweeteners, pharmaceuticals or swimming pools, we can help you solve your filtration challenges.
Functional Additives: High Performance and Versatility
The versatility of our products allows for use in diverse applications including paint and coatings, rubbers and plastics, agricultural, paper and personal care. Our products act as a matting agent, absorbent, inert carrier, a conditioner, an anti-caking agent, a diluent for reinforcement, a processing aid, for rheological control, for surface modification and many other functions. They can serve single or multiple functions in a single application.