History

Two leading European companies Omya (Switzerland ) и Algol (Finland) agreed to establish a joint venture in Russia in November 2014 for expand sales of carbonate fillers, mica, talc, barites and various chemical raw materials and additives. Our priority are providing a wide range of services to customers in the production and processing of polymers, paints and construction industry, production of dry building mixes, food industry, feed production and agriculture, cosmetics and other industries, which will allow consumers to purchase all the necessary goods and services in one company, including professional technical support.

Omya Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals – mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite for polymers, building materials (paints, coatings, sealants, adhesives and construction ) as well as life sciences (food, feed, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, environmental products and agriculture). Founded in 1884 in Switzerland, Omya has a global presence extending to more than 180 locations in over 50 countries with 8,000 employees. The history of Omya in Russian Federation begins on November 1st, 1994 when a representative office was founded. Today the Omya Group has 6 production plants in Russia with office in Moscow in joint venture with Algol Chemicals employing more than 287 employees.

More about Omya: www.omya.com

Algol Algol Chemicals belongs to the Algol Group - an expert in the wholesale trade and distribution in Finland. Algol established operations in Helsinki in 1894, when Albert Goldbeck-Löwe started an agency business supplying industrial chemicals. The products he imported included tar rope, flax seed oil, metal products and soda. Algol’s international expansion began in 1991 when it entered the Estonian market, followed soon thereafter by the other Baltic markets, Russia and Scandinavia. Today, Algol is an international multi-branch corporation that remains family owned. Algol Chemicals offers a wide range of industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals and polymers for industrial production processes. We source our products globally and serve our customers locally.The experience and network of partners that we have gained over the past 120 years of operations provide services for over 3000 industrial companies in ten different countries.

More about Algol: www.algol.fi

Omya Algol Rus has an broad network of sales offices and warehouse complexes in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Rostov-on-don and Novosibirsk. It’s planned to further expand the company's geographical presence in various regions of the country with the business development.

We creates a sustainability platform for future development in the fast-growing Russian market of chemical additives and products. As experts in our field, we are responsible for the environment, safety and the future generation.