Established in 1858, Prince Minerals Inc. developed from a supplier of red iron oxide pigments for paints and coatings to a leading supplier of processed natural minerals.
In 2007 Prince started the construction of a production site and development laboratory with a total hall space of around 40 000 sq.ft. (approx. 3 716 m²) in Monroe, NC, USA. The laboratory with about 3 000 sq.ft. (around 279 m²) of laboratory and office space, began work at the end of 2007. Production in Monroe commenced in spring 2008.
2 The new central laboratory in Monroe
Monroe – the site for the new...