Minerals Technologies Inc : Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement for a New Satellite PCC Plant in Europe

 Minerals Technologies Inc : Minerals Technologies Signs Agreement for a New
                        Satellite PCC Plant in Europe

          Facility Will Be the Company's Eleventh European Satellite

NEW YORK, August 7-Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today it
has signed an agreement fora 14,000-metric ton satellite precipitated calcium
carbonate (PCC) plant in Europe. The satellite facility, which will produce
PCC as a filler pigment, will become operational in the fourth quarter of

"We are very pleased to have come to an agreement for a satellite PCC plant at
a paper mill in Europe for an established paper company that wished to remain
unnamed for competitive reasons," said Robert S. Wetherbee, chief executive
officer of Minerals Technologies. "This facility will be our eleventh in
Europe to deliver our PCC filling technology, which provides savings to
papermakers by replacing higher-cost fiber."

PCC is a specialty pigment for filling and coating high-quality fine papers.
In 1986, Minerals Technologies originated the satellite concept for making and
delivering PCC on-site at paper mills and the concept was a major factor in
revolutionizing papermaking in North America. Today, the company has more than
55 satellite plants in operation or under construction around the world and
continues to lead the industry with consistent quality and technical

Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based growth company
that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty
mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and
services. The company recorded sales of $1.01 billion in 2012.


For further information about Minerals Technologies Inc. look on the internet
                       at http://www.mineralstech.com/

Rick B. Honey
(212) 878-1831


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