Huber Engineered Materials, part of J.M. Huber Corporation

Specialty Ingredients and Controlled Function Inorganic Materials

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM) is a global leader in industrial chemical manufacturing and is continuously innovating and transforming to exceed client expectations and industry standards.

HEM prides itself on superior customer and technical service, while focusing on creating, developing and manufacturing superior engineered specialty ingredients. All of our industrial chemical manufacturing is executed to enhance the performance, appeal and processing of a broad range of products used in industrial, agricultural and consumer-based applications.

Our inorganic chemical expertise has resulted in advancing the art in specialty alumina trihydrate, magnesium hydroxide, processed nutritional ingredients, agricultural nutrients and adjuvants and industrial, food grade and USP calcium carbonate.

    HEM Accomplishments:

    • Manufactures naturally mined calcium carbonate (limestone) for use as a supplement in food, nutrition and nutraceutical formulating as well as antacid formulations in pharmaceuticals.
    • cGMP facilities and world-class application research and testing laboratories that have enabled the commercialization of hundreds of new product lines and brand extensions.
    • Developed innovative surface treatments for minerals to improve processing and performance.

    HEM Acquisitions:

    • In June 2024, acquired Active Minerals, a niche materials manufacturing company
    • In April 2024, acquired Natrium Products, a leading manufacturer of specialty sodium biocarbonate (also known as baking soda) in North America.
    • In 2022, completed the acquisition of Biolchim Group, a leading producer and distributor of a full range of specialty plant nutrition and biostimulants.
    • In 2022, completed the acquisition of RHI Magnesita's (RHIM) 50% ownership stake in the 50/50 joint venture, MAGNIFIN Magnesiaprodukte GmbH & Co. KG ("MAGNIFIN"). 
    • In 2022, acquired Natural Resources USA Corporation and its subsidiaries, including Natural Soda LLC (Natural Soda).
    • In 2021, acquired Nutri Granulations business in La Mirada, California from IMCD US, LLC.
    • In 2019, acquired Miller Chemical & Fertilizer, LLC.
    • In 2016, acquired the Martinswerk halogen-free flame retardants and specialty chemical businesses of Albemarle Corporation.
    • In 2012, acquired precipitated alumina trihydrate (ATH) business in Bauxite, Arkansas from Almatis.
    • In 2010, acquired the Kemgard® flame retardant and smoke suppressant business of Sherwin-Williams.
    • In 2005, acquired the ATH business of AluChem, Inc.

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